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what are beta and alpha particles created from
unstable nuclei
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the particle that can't travel more than 5 cm in air
alpha
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the particle that can't travel more than 15cm in air
beta
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the one that is virtually infinite to travel in air
gamma ray
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how penetrating is alpha radiation
very
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how penetrating is beta radiation
medium
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how penetrating is gamma radiation
low
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how can ionising radiation be detected
photographic film
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what meter is it that can detect ionising radiation
Geiger-muller
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what is an example of background radiation
nuclear weapons
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what is an example of natural radiation
cosmic rays or rocks
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How is radiation used in medicine
kill cancerous cells
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how is radiation used in cleaning
sterelisation
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