ERIC Number: ED044285
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Space Radiation, Understanding the Atom Series.
Corliss, William R.
Described is the protection from space radiation afforded the earth by the atmosphere, ionosphere, and magnetic field. The importance of adequate instruments is emphasized by noting how refinements of radiation detection instruments was necessary for increased understanding of space radiation. The role of controversy and accident in the research is mentioned. A brief discussion of the safety of space travel concludes this illustrated booklet. A reading list is appended. (AL)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Earth Science, Physical Sciences, Radiation, Resource Materials, Science History, Scientific Research, Solar Radiation
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, P.O. Box 62, Oak Ridge, Tenn. 37830 (free)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Atomic Energy Commission, Oak Ridge, TN. Div. of Technical Information.
Identifiers: Atomic Energy Commission