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Scientific American Offprint: the Age of the Solar System

£9.99

Product description

Scientific American magazine articles were available as offprints. This is No 102 and was published April 1957. The articles were 8-10 pages in length, on average. The abstract description at the beginning of this article reads: "Rocks and meteorites contain radioactive elements and the products of their decay, the laborious analysis of which presently indicates that the Earth and its neighbours were formed 4.5 billion years ago. Harrison Brown (1917-1986) was a nuclear geo-chemist and a political activist who was originally involved in the Manhattan Project but who later became an anti-nuclear weapons spokesperson. As this paper shows, he was the first to accurately account for the age of the Earth and the solar system.

The item had been inserted into a ring file binder. Very good condition for age. No highlighting or other notes/marks.

Item details

Author(s):
Brown, Harrison
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
11" x 8 1/4"
Format:
Paperback
Publisher:
Scientific American
Title:
Scientific American offprint: the Age of the Solar System

About this item

Scientific American magazine articles were available as offprints. This is No 102 and was published April 1957. The articles were 8-10 pages in length, on average. The abstract description at the beginning of this article reads: "Rocks and meteorites contain radioactive elements and the products of their decay, the laborious analysis of which presently indicates that the Earth and its neighbours were formed 4.5 billion years ago. Harrison Brown (1917-1986) was a nuclear geo-chemist and a political activist who was originally involved in the Manhattan Project but who later became an anti-nuclear weapons spokesperson. As this paper shows, he was the first to accurately account for the age of the Earth and the solar system.

The item had been inserted into a ring file binder. Very good condition for age. No highlighting or other notes/marks.

Author(s):
Brown, Harrison
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
11" x 8 1/4"
Format:
Paperback
Publisher:
Scientific American
Title:
Scientific American offprint: the Age of the Solar System

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