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What is Hawking radiation?

A description of Hawking radiation, which, theoretically, causes black holes to shrink.

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What is Hawking Radiation?

Black holes emit particles through Hawking radiation. Find out what it is here.

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Cosmic Background Radiation

A uniform background radiation in the microwave region of the spectrum is observed in all directions in the sky. It shows the wavelength dependence of a "black body" radiator at about 3 Kelvins ...

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Cherenkov Radiation

A basic explanation of Cherenkov Radiation from Encyclopedia Britannica.

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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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Planck's Hypothesis

In order to explain the frequency distribution of radiation from a hot cavity (blackbody radiation) Planck proposed the ad hoc assumption that the radiant energy could exist only in discrete quanta ...

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How Nuclear Radiation Works

Introduction to nuclear radiation, from howstuffworks.com.

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Radiation dose chart

A simple chart illustrating the ionising radiation dose a person can receive from various different sources.

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Hyperphysics - Absorbed Dose of Radiation

Definition and units of absorbed dose and the biological effectiveness of radiation.

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Planck Radiation Formula

The Planck radiation formula is an example of the distribution of energy according to Bose-Einstein statistics.

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