Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-15 of 15 items

  • Keywords: half-life x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

More than a Game: The Computer Game as Fictional Form

Barry Atkins

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063640
eISBN:
9781781700235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063640.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book is dedicated to the study of computer games in terms of the stories they tell and the manner of their telling. It applies practices of reading texts from literary and cultural studies to ... More


Pharmacology

B S K Kamath and Sarah Turle

in MCQs for the Primary FRCA

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199575770
eISBN:
9780191917899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199575770.003.0006
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine


Gritty realism: reading Half-Life

Barry Atkins

in More than a Game: The Computer Game as Fictional Form

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063640
eISBN:
9781781700235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063640.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter seeks not so much to support the more hyperbolic claims for Half Life's radicalism as a groundbreaking text, but to look at the mechanics of its storytelling processes to interrogate the ... More


From nuclear physics to nuclear weapons

Joseph Rotblat

in A Century of Nature: Twenty-One Discoveries that Changed Science and the World

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780226284132
eISBN:
9780226284163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226284163.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The story of nuclear fission begins in 1932, the annus mirabilis of physics. The subsequent flurry of research in many laboratories led to the production of radioactive forms of many elements, with ... More


Participatory Fan Culture and Half-Life 2 Machinima: A Dialogue among Ethnography, Culture, and Space

Gareth Schott and Bevin Yeatman

in The Machinima Reader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015332
eISBN:
9780262295369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015332.003.0018
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This chapter examines the dialog that exists between creative exchanges of fans and players that emanate from ethnographic practices in game spaces. Fans of Half-Life 2 have constructed a body of ... More


Attack of the Queer Atomic Mutants: The Ironic Environmentalism of Shelley Jackson’s

Nicole Seymour

in Strange Natures: Futurity, Empathy, and the Queer Ecological Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037627
eISBN:
9780252094873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037627.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the alternate reality of the 2006 novel Half Life, wherein the United States has implemented a program of self-bombing to atone for Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This bombing gives ... More


Principles of Pharmacology

Graham Brack, Penny Franklin, and Jill Caldwell

in Medicines management for nursing practice: Pharmacology, patient safety, and procedures

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199697878
eISBN:
9780191918490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199697878.003.0009
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Nursing

From the previous chapters you will see that understanding the pharmacological aspects of the drugs you are administering is vital to keeping your patients safe. Nurses need to understand the ... More


All of You Are Dead. I Am Alive.

Laurence A. Rickels

in I Think I Am: Philip K. Dick

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666652
eISBN:
9781452946566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666652.003.0029
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyzes science fiction writer Philip K. Dick’s novels The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch and Ubik. In The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch, adolescent or group psychology organizes ... More


Instrumental Analytical Techniques

Norman Herz and Ervan G. Garrison

in Geological Methods for Archaeology

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195090246
eISBN:
9780197560631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195090246.003.0017
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Instrumental analysis has become a mainstay in the study of provenance of artifacts and their materials. A veritable "alphabet soup" of acronyms shorten the often ponderous names of the large ... More


Pharmacology

B S K Kamath and Sarah Turle

in MCQs for the Primary FRCA

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199575770
eISBN:
9780191917899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199575770.003.0006
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Pharmacology Questions Suxamethonium: Is a dicholine ester of succinic acid Has a quaternary ammonium group at each end of the molecular chain Does not cause histamine release Can be ... More


From the depthsof the Earth

Jan Zalasiewicz

in The Planet in a Pebble: A journey into Earth's deep history

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199569700
eISBN:
9780191918216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199569700.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Historical Geology

The planet Theia had, like the Earth, formed early, from the mass of dust and rock-melt droplets of the accretionary disc. Theia is calculated to have been about the size of Mars, yet it was to ... More


Drugs and Travel

Dom Colbert

in MCQs in Travel Medicine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199664528
eISBN:
9780191918315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199664528.003.0022
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Travel medicine is unique in that drugs and vaccines are given to perfectly healthy people either to prevent an illness that they have only a remote chance of acquiring, e.g. Japanese encephalitis, ... More


Misadventures in Radiochemistry

Marco Fontani, Mariagrazia Costa, and Mary Virginia Orna

in The Lost Elements: The Periodic Table's Shadow Side

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199383344
eISBN:
9780197562963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199383344.003.0020
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

Soon after the death of Pierre Curie, his widow Marie Skłodowska Curie, began to assume a prominent role in the laboratory, to which she presumably could not have aspired if her husband had ... More


Kinetics of homogeneous chemical reactions

Boris S. Bokstein, Mikhail I. Mendelev, and David J. Srolovitz

in Thermodynamics and Kinetics in Materials Science: A Short Course

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198528036
eISBN:
9780191916632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198528036.003.0010
Subject:
Chemistry, Thermochemistry and Chemical Thermodynamics

Kinetics considers the rates of different processes. Chemical kinetics refers to the rates and mechanisms of chemical reactions and mass transfer (diffusion). Recall ... More


Nuclear Medicine

Varut Vardhanabhuti, Julia James, Rosemary Gray, Rehaan Nensey, Vivien Shuen, and Tishi Ninan

in MCQs for the First FRCR

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199584024
eISBN:
9780191917967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199584024.003.0014
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Questions Concerning nuclear stability: Stable lighter nuclei contain nearly equal numbers of protons and neutrons. Stable heavier nuclei contain greater proportion of protons than ... More


View: