Bo Lindell books
Bo Lindell’s History of Radiation, Radioactivity, and Radiological Protection
First book, ‘Pandora’s Box’, now available for free in English!
Thanks to significant efforts by the NSFS, and generous additional funding by the Nordic Nuclear Safety Research (NKS ); the five Nordic regulatory authorities; and the International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA), Bo Lindells’ books have been translated into English, and the first book in the series, Pandora’s Box’, is now available.
You can obtain it in two ways:
- To obtain a paperback version at an extremely favourable price covering only the direct costs of printing, go to amazon.co.uk and enter ‘Lindell: Pandora’s Box’ in the search box.
- To download a PDF, completely cost-free, click here.
The subsequent three parts (The Sword of Damocles; The Labours of Hercules; and The Toil of Sisyphus) are currently being typeset and will be available in the next few months. Please watch this space!
During his long and eventful life, Bo Lindell (former ICRP Chair, former UNSCEAR Chair, former head of the Swedish Radiation Protection Authority, etc etc) met most of the significant contributors to the 20th century development of radiation science and radiological protection and contributed personally to many of the crucial events.
authoritative four-book series, The
History of Radiation, Radioactivity, and Radiological Protection, resting
on this first-hand experience and scientific accuracy and spiced with his vivid
sense of humour, was published in Swedish between 1996 and 2011.