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ISCI 101 Week 6

by: Charles Miller

ISCI 101 Week 6 ISCI 101

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Physics, Chemistry, and the Human Experience
lance kearns
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Date Created: 10/13/16
ISCI 101 Week 6 Artificial Radioactivity   Irene Joliot Curie and Jean Joliot­Curie­ were the first to identify artificial radioactivity   Fermi­ won Nobel prize for work with radioactivity  All nuclear power plants run off of plutonium and uranium Glenn Seaborg­ discovered ten elements: plutonium, americium, curium, berkelium, californium, einsteinium, fermium, Mendelevium, nobelium and seaborgium Balancing Nuclear Reactions­ The total number of protons of the reactants = the total number of protons of the products Rate of Decay:   The decay rate for a nuclear reaction follows first order kinetics o Decay rate firmula: (­dn)/dt= kN  The half life of an element is the amount of time it takes for half of the element to decay,  this process continues on until there is essentially nothing left of the element   Shorter half lives are more dangerous and volatile than elements that have longer half  lives Rutherford­ father of nuclear physics. He discovered that atoms have their positive charge  concentrated in a very small nucleus. He is widely credited for splitting the atom in 1917 and  leading the first experiment to “split the nucleus” in a controlled manner by two students under  his direction.   Coined the term alpha and beta to to describe the distinct types of radiation  Nuclear Fission  Lise Meitner­ was part of a team of physicists that discovered nuclear fission  Frisch­ Nephew of meitner, had to flee germany  Hahn­ German chemist and nobel laureate who pioneered the fields of radioactivity and  radiochemistry


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