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What three particles do you find inside a atoms?
Protons, electrons and neutrons
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Name the charges of the particles in an atom.
Positive=proton, negative=electron, no charge= neutron
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What are the 3 types of radiation?
alpha, Beta and gamma
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What stops alpha radiation?
anything, paper.
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What stops beta radiation?
metals, it is an electron
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What stops gamma radtiaion?
A really thick piece lead. I mean a really thick piece lead. A piece of of unimaginable thickness.
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What is the equation for dosimetry?
D=E/m
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What is the equation for Equivalent Dose?
H=DWr
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What is the equation for Activity?
A=N/t
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What is a half life?
It is the time for the activity to half of its original value.
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What is nuclear fission?
Nuclear fission is the process in which on nucleus splits into more than one nuclei, leading to the formation of other elements and the release of energy in the process.
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What is nuclear fussion?
Fussion is the process in which the nuclei of elements combine to give a heavier nuclei, releasing energy.
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Where is their a nuclear fussion reactor in space?
In stars.
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Say an advantage of nuclear power.
It is energy dense
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What are the disadvantages for nuclear fission?
Leaves waste
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Name the charges of the particles in an atom.

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Positive=proton, negative=electron, no charge= neutron

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What are the 3 types of radiation?

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What stops alpha radiation?

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What stops beta radiation?

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