Recent publications by members of Class B - Exact Sciences#


Radioactivity#

A new publication by Michael Wiescher, Freimann Professor of Physics, University of Notre Dame, and Director of the Institute for Structure and Nuclear Astrophysics and member of the Physics & Engineering Sciences section.

The first volume contains a summary account of its history of discovery of radioactivity and an account of its physical and biological laws. In the second volume, the growing use and importance of radioactivity in the modern industrialized world is being presented.

Year of publication: 2021




Air, Water, Earth, Fire
How the System Earth Works#

A new book by Angelo Peccerillo, Earth and Cosmic Sciences section of Academia Europaea.

The book provides a description of the various geological subsystems and brings recent environmental problems in general context to the system Earth.

Year of publication: 2021





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Earth, Our Living Planet
The Earth System and its Co-evolution With Organisms#

by Philippe Bertrand and Louis Legendre, member of the Earth and Cosmic Sciences section of Academia Europaea.

The book explains the progressive takeover of Earth by organisms since their advent on the planet billions of years ago.

Year of publication: 2021





Science in London: A Guide to Memorials

Science in London: A Guide to Memorials#

A new book by Magdolna Hargittai and István Hargittai, both members of the Chemical Sciences section of Academia Europaea, published with a foreword by Sir Paul Nurse MAE. This is the concluding volume of their mini-series about memorials to science and scientists in four great cities in the world, Budapest (OUP 2017), New York (OUP 2017), Moscow (World Scientific, 2019), and now, London.

For more information about the volume (published by Springer Nature) see https://www.clarehall.cam.ac.uk/news/27-07-2021/life-members-release-book-memorials-scientists-london

The book is available online at https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783030623326.
Year of publication: 2021

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