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Radioactivity

The spontaneous emission of radiation, generally alpha or beta particles, often accompanied by gamma rays, from the nuclei of an unstable isotope. As a result of this emission the radioactive isotope is converted (or decays) into the isotope of a different (daughter) element which may or may not be unstable. Ultimately, as a result of one or more stages of radioactive decay, a stable (nonradioactive) end product is formed.

An Introduction to the Biological Effects of Nuclear RadiationOpen link in new window
ChemCases | (www.chemcases.com/nuclear/nc-14.html)
Annotated Bibliography for RadioactivityOpen link in new window
Alsos Digital Library for Nuclear Issues | (alsos.wlu.edu/qsearch.aspx?browse=scienc...)
Nuclear Energy BasicsOpen link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/key-issues/nuc...)
Radioactive DecayOpen link in new window
Atomicarchive.com | (www.atomicarchive.com/Physics/Physics5.s...)
Radioactivity Study QuestionsOpen link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/educators/stud...)
The Unstable Nucleus and its UsesOpen link in new window
American Institute of Physics | (www.aip.org/history/curie/unstable.htm)

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