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Author Topic:   Spontaneous fission, decay rates, and critical mass
foreveryoung
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Message 6 of 29 (647205)
01-08-2012 3:39 PM


Does anybody know what factors determine how fast or slow any particular unstable isotope decays?

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Message 9 of 29 (647248)
01-08-2012 8:37 PM
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01-08-2012 6:59 PM


Or are you referring to factors that might affect the decay rate of a particular isotope such as K40 or Carbon 14?

Those kind


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