Alpha, Beta, and Gamma

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What is alpha made up of?
Two protons, and two neutrons, (helium nuclei)
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What is the relative size of alpha: largest, middle, or small?
Largest.
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What is the penetrating power of alpha: strongest, middle, or weakestl?
Weakest.
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What is the ionising power of aplha: strongest, middle, or weakest?
Strongest.
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What is beta made up of?
One electron.
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What is the relative size of beta: largest, middle, or small?
Middle.
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What is the penetrating power of beta: strongest, middle, or weakest?
Middle.
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What is the ionising power of beta: strongest, middle, or weakest?
Middle.
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What is gamma made up of?
EM wave
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What is the relative size of gamma: largest, middle, or smallest?
Smallest.
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What is the penetrating power of gamma: strongest, middle, or weakest?
Strongest.
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What is the ionising power of gamma: strongest, middle, or weakest?
Weakest.
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What can alpha be used for?
Smoke detectors.
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What can beta be used for?
Manufacture of paper, and the manufacture of aluminium.
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What can gamma be used for?
Irridation of food, sterilisation of hospital equipment, and the treatment of cancerous cells.
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