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Title: US EPA Radiation Protection
Url: http://www.epa.gov/radiation/understand/gamma.html
Publisher: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Description: This website is from the US Environmental Protection Agency on Radiation Protection. It gives an overview of the basics including: Exposure to Gamma Radiation, Health Effects, and Protecting People from Gamma Radiation A gamma ray is a packet of electromagnetic energy--a photon. Gamma photons are the most energetic photons in the electromagnetic spectrum. Gamma rays (gamma photons) are emitted from the nucleus of some unstable (radioactive) atoms.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism -- Magnetism -- Electromagnetism. Electromagnetics
Science -- Physics -- Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity -- Elementary particle physics -- Special nuclear and subnuclear particles, antiparticles, and families of particles, A-Z -- Gamma rays
Science -- Physics -- Radiation physics (General)
Science -- Physics -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Physics
Key Concept: Physics -- Electromagnetism
Physics -- Radiation
Geography -- Electromagnetic radiation
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Reference
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Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-04-05 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-08-19 14:27:44 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: NetWorks
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Resource URL Clicks: 14
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