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Radiation and the human response
Radiation refers to energy in the form of waves or particles that travel through space.
About 350 a year pere person
Geiger counter
Device that detects radiation (clicking sound)
Henri Bacuerel
First person to discover natural radioactivity
Marie and Pierre Curie
Discovered polonium and radium
Completely new to the periodic table
Radium Cures
Products that contained radiation that were thought to cure illnesses
Enrico Fermi
First controlled nuclear chain reaction
Manhatten Project
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Hiroshima and nagasaki
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Bikini Atoll Marshal Island
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Nevada Proving Grounds
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Fission in a nuclear reacter
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Nuclear Waste Disposal
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Yucca mountain
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3 mile island
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Chernobyl
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Tokamak reactor
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Cold fusion controversy
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Watch dials and the radium girls
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Antique ed fiesta ware
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Smoke detectors
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Radon gas
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Nuclear powered ships and submarines
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Creation of radioisotopes
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Particle accelerators
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Nuclear bombardment
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Radiotracers
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Cancer
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Food preservation
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Carbon dating
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