Special Sub-Topic: Radiation2
|An ELECTRON is a _____ charged part of an atom that orbits around the nucleus.|
negatively. Protons are a positive charge and neutrons have no charge.
|What does N.R.C. stand for?|
Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
|The term Curie defines?|
Activity of a radioactive source.
|The term that describes how X or Gamma rays are reduced in intensity when passing through a given material is called what?|
attenuation. attenuation also means absorption
|True or false? When getting an X-ray on any part of your body, you are radioactive for a period of time afterwards.|
false & f. Once you are no longer exposed to the radiation, the radiation is gone. To be radioactive you must be contaminated by radioactive particles or material; i.e. a radioactive dye that is given internally for medical examinations.
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