The first chapter of this book discusses nuclear radiation’s history, while the second and third chapters discuss nuclear radiation’s origins and forms. The X-ray was discussed in further depth in Chapter 4. Chapters five, six, and seven covered radiation amount, radiation interaction with matter, and radioisotopes, respectively. The usage and dangers of nuclear radiation on humans are discussed in Chapters 8 and 9. The tenth chapter looked at several types of nuclear detectors and how they work. In chapter eleven, the topic of nuclear radiation shielding was discussed. The significant pollution sources of depleted Uranium and radon gas are discussed in detail in Chapters 12 and 13. Finally, several photographs were used to illustrate the importance of nuclear and radiation accidents that occur around the world.
Ali Abid Abojassim
University of Kufa, Faculty of Science, Department of Physics, Al-Najaf, Iraq.
Rusul Hadi Hashim
University of Kufa, Faculty of Computer and Mathematics, Al-Najaf, Iraq.
Najlaa Saleh Mahdi
University of Kufa, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology, Al-Najaf, Iraq.
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