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Half-life (3 confirmed)

The half-life of a radioactive isotope is the time taken for half of the number in atoms of the isotope to diintergrate. 

Let's say, for example, an isotope has 20,000 atoms in its neuclei. The half life would go on like this:

20,000 would become 10,000 after one half-life,

10,000 would become 5,000 after its second half-life,

5,000 would become 2,500 after its third half-life. 

And so on. 

Now let's get onto the fun stuff. Nuclear energy.

The binding energy of a nucleus is the energy needed for a nucleus to separate into protons and neutrons.

The strong nuclear forces are the attracting forces,


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