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The Law of Radioactive Decay

Java Applet simulating the random decay of 1000 radioactive nuclei, comparing this with the theory

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How does radiocarbon dating work?

You've probably heard of carbon 14 dating, but how does it work? It's all about radioactive decay.

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How Nuclear Radiation Works

A brief description of how Nuclear Radiation works from HowStuffWorks.com. Covering atomic structure, particles, radioactive decay, applications, naturally occurring isotopes.

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Radioactive source

Description of radioactive activity with definitions and comparison of bequerels and curies.

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The Radioactive Orchestra

Cool project where you can compose your own tunes using music based on the radiation emitted by radioactive isotopes.

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Hyperphysics - Radioactive Half-Life

Description and graph of radioactive half life with links to related information.

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Can We Dispose of Radioactive Waste in Volcanoes?

This article explores why we can't use volcanoes to get rid of radioactive waste.

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Hyperphysics - Radioactive processes, alpha, beta and gamma

Description of radioactive processes alpha, beta and gamma, including barrier penetration and effect of fields.

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Half Life

A simple model to show random decay (in this case pixels within a grid)

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Energy from Matter

A nice slideshow covering the history and ideas of fission and fusion, including decay chains and the E=MC2 equation.

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