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Name: Nuclear Chemistry
ID: m31328
Language: English (en)
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: alpha particle, atom, atom bomb, atomic energy, barium, Becquerel, beta particle, Bethe, black hole, carbon, carbon dating, Chernobyl, conservation of energy, control rod, Crookes, Curie, Dalton, Dead Sea Scrolls, Earth, Eddington, Einstein, electromagnetic radiation, electron, element, energy, Fat Man, Fermi, fission, fuel rod, fusion, gamma ray, Hahn, half life, Helium, Hiroshima, isotope, Little Boy, Manhattan Project, Marie Curie, mass defect, Nagasaki, neutron, nuclear, nuclear power, nuclei, nucleus, Periodic table, phosphorescence, phosphorescent, polonium, proton, radiation, radioactive deacy, radium, radon, Roosevelt, Russell, Rutherford, star, Sun, super nova, Szilárd, Tacke, Three Mile Island, transmutation, Turin Shroud, uranium, X-ray
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Latest version: 1.2 (history)
First publication date: Aug 13, 2009 11:33 pm -0500
Last revision to module: Aug 19, 2009 4:10 pm -0500


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Version: 1.2 Aug 19, 2009 4:10 pm -0500 by Andrew R. Barron
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Version: 1.1 Aug 14, 2009 3:18 pm -0500 by Andrew R. Barron
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