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Health effects of nuclear power & nuclear weapons

Katherine L. Kahn

Health effects of nuclear power & nuclear weapons

by Katherine L. Kahn

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Published by Physicians for Social Responsibility in Watertown, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radiation -- Physiological effect,
  • Nuclear energy -- United States,
  • Nuclear Energy,
  • Radiation Effects,
  • Radioactive Fallout -- adverse effects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 25-29).

    StatementKatherine L, Kahn.
    ContributionsPhysicians for Social Responsibility (U.S.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA569 .K33
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14759438M
    OCLC/WorldCa7870493

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