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By Ray Bradbury

A bit trip (August 1951) marks Bradbury's ultimate contribution to the editorial decade of Horace Gold, the editor of GALAXY journal. just like the MARTIAN CHRONICLES and THE FIREMAN, the tale demonstrates Bradbury's attribute mixing so early in his profession of the sentimental and the transcendent, the homely and the magical. Bradbury's outdated ladies in house and their unusual consequence are resembling his extra recognized tale KALEIDOSCOPE (published within the ILLUSTRATED guy) and its end exhibits strange if understated strength. Bradbury's THE FIREMAN (the short-form model of FAHRENHEIT 451 which was once doubled in size for its ebook ebook in 1953) seemed within the February 1951 factor of GALAXY and additional solidified GALAXY's attractiveness, as of unparalleled originality and ambition. Gold's dedication to the hugely bold THE FIREMAN was once, then, brave for its time and gave exposure to the editor's insistence that GALAXY used to be a wholly new type of technological know-how fiction journal, one that was once way more orientated towards type and arguable social extrapolation than the opposite markets ever were. even though THE FIREMAN and THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES were released previous to major realization, Bradbury in 1951 was once under no circumstances a author of considerable attractiveness and his paintings used to be looked via so much technology fiction editors and readers as marginal to the style.

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Int J Radiat Biol. 2000;48:1187–95. 5. Yenice KM, Lovelock DM, Hunt MA, et al. CT image-guided intensity-modulated therapy for paraspinal tumors using stereotactic immobilization. Int J Radiat Biol. 2003;55:583–93. 6. Pouliot J, Bani-Hashemi A, Chen J, et al. Low-dose megavoltage cone-beam CT for radiation therapy. Int J Radiat Biol. 2005;61:552–60. 7. Jaffray DA, Siewerdsen JH, Wong JW, et al. Flat-panel cone-beam computed tomography for image-guided radiation therapy. Int J Radiat Biol. 2002;53:1337–49.

This resulted in substantial time savings during patient setup for treatment, and eradicated potential errors in target shifts relative to frame when transporting the patient in the frame from CT to treatment room. On the other hand tissue motion management techniques and tools permitted physicians to have more confidence that the dose prescribed to the target would actually be delivered even if the motion of the target exceeded margins assumed at planning. Another major hurdle which needed to be managed was addressing random and respiratory motion management.

1. 3 Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Systems 29 Fig. 2 Image-Guided Localization and Tracking Immobilization devices can reduce body and organ movement to a certain degree, whilst image-guided localization and tracking, with or without immobilization systems, may reduce the targeting spatial uncertainty to a minimum. We first discuss the imaging techniques used for locating the tumor in 3D. A variety of technologies are used—some of which involve imaging before the treatment, while others allow monitoring of target during treatment, either continuously or intermittently.

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