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Robert Peter Gale
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Dr. Robert Peter Gale was on the faculty of the UCLA School of Medicine for twenty years and has served as chairman of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the International Bone Marrow Transplant Registry. He is the author of twenty-two medical books, eight hundred scientific articles, and numerous pieces on medical topics and nuclear energy for The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and The Wall Street Journal. He lives in Los Angeles.

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Radiation
What It Is, What You Need to Know
Written by Robert Peter Gale and Eric Lax


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $16.95

The universe was born in a nuclear explosion. We live on a radioactive planet. Without radiation there would be not life. And yet radiation remains deeply misunderstood and often mistakenly feared. Now Dr. Robert Peter Gale—one of the world’s leading experts on the subject—and Eric Lax set the record straight about... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.

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Radiation
What It Is, What You Need to Know
Written by Robert Peter Gale and Eric Lax


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $26.95

The essential guide to radiation: the good, the bad, and the utterly fascinating, explained with unprecedented clarity.

Earth, born in a nuclear explosion, is a radioactive planet; without radiation, life would not exist. And while radiation can be dangerous, it is also deeply misunderstood and often mistakenly feared. Now Robert Peter Gale... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.

Radiation
What It Is, What You Need to Know
Written by Robert Peter Gale and Eric Lax


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $12.99

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