Chapter 10: Nuclear Physics

How large is the nucleus compared to the size of an atom?

What is an isotope and how do you indicate the isotope with the chemical symbol?

What are the common types of radioactivity?

What are the ways to assess radiation exposure?

What is the difference between nuclear fission and nuclear fusion?

What is the source of the energy which makes stars shine?

*Nuclear scale model



*Radiation units and risk


*Radiation interactions with matter.

*Fission/fusion comparison

*Nuclear fission

*Nuclear fusion

*Fusion processes in stars

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