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- Alpha decay-a process that unstable atoms can use to become more stable.
- Beta decay-a process that unstable atoms can use to become more stable (beta-minus and beta-plus)
- Daughter products
- Deuterium-a stable isotope of the element hydrogen
- Gamma decay-
- Geiger counter
- Half-life-the amount of time needed for half of a sample of unstable atoms or particles to undergo decay
- Isotopes-Atoms that have the same number of protons but different numbers of neutrons
- Mass-A measure of the amount of matter in an object.
- Mass number-sum of the numbers of neutrons and the number of protons in a given nucleus
- Neutron-uncharged particles found within atomic nuclei
- Nuclear forces-
- Nucleon-A proton or neutron found in an atomic nucleus.
- Nucleus-the central part of an atom
- Proton-positively charged elementary particle that is a fundamental constituent of all atomic nuclei.
- Radioactivity-The emission of subatomic particles from a nucleus
- Radioactive decay-
- Strong nuclear force
- Tritium-an unstable isotope of the element hydrogen
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