SCIENCE : Chemistry : Radiation
Terms in this set (16)
An atom with the same number of protons and a different number of neutrons from other atoms of the same element.
Alpha Radiation Symbol
Beta Radiation Symbol
Gamma Radiation Symbol
The time required for one half of the atoms of a radioisotope to emit radiation and decay products
A nuclear reaction in which a massive nucleus splits into smaller nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy
a nuclear reaction in which atomic nuclei of low atomic number fuse to form a heavier nucleus with the release of energy.
A series of reactions in which the product or by-product of the reaction initiates further reaction.
A change in matter that produces one or more new substances
A change of matter from one form to another without a change in chemical properties
Blocked by clothing.
Blocked by Solid Objects.
Blocked by inches of lead or blocked by feet of concrete
Minimal damage to skin and sometimes lung cancer
Alpha Radiation Impact
Burns and tissue damage, along with other symptoms of radiation sickness
Beta Radiation Impact
Wide spread systematic damage, affecting all of your tissues from your skin to the marrow of your bones.
Gamma Radiation Impact
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