Radioactivity originates from the ____ of radioactive atoms.
Radioactivity originates from the n/p ratio of nucleus of radioactive atoms.
Ans. n/p ratio nucleus (neutron/proton)
Atomic nuclei that are not stable, tend to approach stable configuration(s), by the process of radioactivity. Atoms are radioactive because the ratio of neutrons to protons is not ideal.The three most common types of radioactive emissions are alpha particles, beta particles, and gamma rays.