Radioactive decay is used in carbon dating, fracking and radiotherapy. Dangers of radiation include causing cancer. Nuclear fission is the splitting of a radioactive nucleus to release energy.
Why is carbon used for dating fossils?
Which ratio is used to date rocks?
As rocks become older what happens to the proportion of lead?
What is the name given when ionising radiation is used to treat cancer?
Cancers are formed when radiation collides with which part of a cell?
Which is the most dangerous type of radiation inside our bodies?
Which are the most dangerous types of radiation outside our bodies?
What type of radioactive waste is mixed with concrete and put in a stainless steel drum in a purpose-built store?
Which scientist or scientists actually tested the plum pudding model?
What is released when a neutron hits a uranium nucleus in nuclear fission?