PREFACE; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; INTRODUCTION; I. A NEW SCIENCE; II. MEASURING AND USING RADIOACTIVITY; III. BEYOND THE STORY; APPENDICES; NOTES; SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Marjorie C. Malley was involved with science and mathematics education for many years, including teaching, curriculum development, and consulting. Her publications include articles on radioactivity, luminescence, the nature and history of science, and biographical subjects. Dr. Malley was a member of the review panel for the National History Standards and is a past chair of the Education Committee of the History of Science Society.
it is a reliable primer, entirely suitable for undergraduate classrooms, as a ready reference to the history of the field, or for the casual reader with a preexisting interest in the subject. * Matthew Lavine, Isis *