Physics crossword 3

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the time required for the number of nuclei in a radioactive sample to fall to half the original value
half-life
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the change in internal energy of a system is the sum of the work done on the system and the energy transferred thermally into it
first law of thermodynamics
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Physical behaviour cannot depend on 'absolute velocity' - physical laws must take the same form for all observers, no matter what their state of uniform motion in a straight line
Einstein's first postulate
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components joined end-to-end which share the p.d. and have the same current
in series
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removal of an electron from, or addition of an electron to, an uncharged atom or molecule to * it
ionisation
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a measure of magnetic field strength
magnetic flux density
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the fusion of two light (low nucleon number) nuclei to form a heavier nucleus
nuclear fusion
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an object thrown or fired so that its subsequent motion is affected by a gravitational field
projectile
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for particles, the deflection of accelerated particles due to interaction with nuclei or with other particles
scattering
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the change in internal energy of a system is the sum of the work done on the system and the energy transferred thermally into it

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first law of thermodynamics

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Physical behaviour cannot depend on 'absolute velocity' - physical laws must take the same form for all observers, no matter what their state of uniform motion in a straight line

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components joined end-to-end which share the p.d. and have the same current

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removal of an electron from, or addition of an electron to, an uncharged atom or molecule to * it

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