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THE PHENOMENON

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IN DAILY LIFE

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QUESTION OF DOSES

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AT THE DOCTOR’S

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At the laboratory

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At the museum

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NUCLEAR ENERGY

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RADIOACTIVE WASTE

The aim of this web site is to explain radioactivity and its applications to the general public.

Electrically charged particles are fable to extract electrons from the atoms belonging to the matter they go through. This phenomenon is called ionization, because the atoms that have lost electrons become ions. By ionizing, charged particles lose energy and slow down. The alpha and beta particles are able to ionize thousands of atoms along their path.

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