Essays Tagged: "gamma rays"

Modern Vs. Ancient

t plays have the same motifs, and have relied on tragedy to form the play. The play, The Effects of Gamma Rays on Man in The Moon Marigolds has taken several aspects from Greek drama, specifically fro ... taken several aspects from Greek drama, specifically from the play Oedipus.The play The Effects of Gamma Rays on Man in The Moon Marigolds and both Antigone and Oedipus have used the same ideas and t ...

(3 pages) 98 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Lasers

other end of the spectrum are the other invisibleradiations, ultra- violet, X rays, micro waves and gamma rays. Thewavelength of the light is important to the subject of the laser. A laser is madeup o ...

(4 pages) 66 0 4.6 Feb/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Laser, What its all about and made of

other end of the spectrum are the other invisibleradiations, ultra- violet, X rays, micro waves and gamma rays. Thewavelength of the light is important to the subject of the laser. A laser is madeup o ...

(4 pages) 88 0 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Radioactivity.

decay: (each based on which kind of radiation released by the nucleus) alpha decay, beta decay, and gamma decay.Gamma rays, also called gamma radiation, are the most energetic radiation. In a radioact ... rays, also called gamma radiation, are the most energetic radiation. In a radioactive isotope, the gamma rays come from the nucleus of the atom. There are two ways radiation can travel either as part ...

(1 pages) 37 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Ernest rutherford and Gas Chromatography

uerel, Rutherford identified the three main components of radiation and named them alpha, beta, and gamma rays. He also showed that alpha particles are helium nuclei. His study of radiation led to his ...

(4 pages) 35 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Health Concerns of Expousure to Radiation

n.Radiation is the transferring of energy from one place to another. The radiation you receive from gamma Rays, X-rays, visible light and radio waves. This radiation contacts your body every day. The ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Irradiated Fruits and Vegetables

or is in operation, the door can't be opened and the "pencils" are hoisted out of the water and the gamma rays from the cobalt are directed at aluminum totes filled with items to irradiate." [Sugarman ... r bacteria." [Brennand]. The radiation used in the food irradiation process consists of high energy gamma rays, x-rays, and accelerated electrons. "The radiation sources of cobalt-60 and cesium-137 ar ...

(6 pages) 28 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Various Uses for Radiation

Using gamma radiation from Cobalt 60 is used to sterilise syringes:Gamma rays, emitted from cobalt-60, are ... ise syringes:Gamma rays, emitted from cobalt-60, are similar in many ways to microwaves and X-rays. Gamma rays delivered during sterilization break chemical bonds by interacting with the electrons of ... the electrons of atoms, which would kill anything made of atoms (which is everything). And although gamma rays are highly effective in killing micro-organisms, they leave no residues nor have sufficie ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Workplace Dilemma Issue

t radiates from all things in nature and from man-made electronic systems. It includes cosmic rays, gamma rays, x-rays, ultraviolet light, visible light, infrared light, radar, microwaves, TV, radio, ...

(4 pages) 253 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Long Physics Notes: Communications and Space: Not all dot points covered in this assignment

Too much UV radiation would cause cancer and dangerous mutations. Too much penetration by X-rays or gamma rays would quickly kill us.Higher frequency waves such as gamma, x-rays and some UV rays are b ... which detect the radio waves emitted by celestial bodies.1.4 Identify the methods of detection for gamma rays, X-rays, ultraviolet radiation, visible light, infra-red [heat] radiation, microwaves, ra ...

(10 pages) 20 0 2.3 Jul/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Radioisotope technology - tracers

dioactive decay into a more stable state; this process releases alpha and/or beta particles, and/or gamma rays. They can used as tracers in biology and medicine to "mark" the pathways of which certain ... y as their non-radioactive counterparts. Using technology such as Geiger counters, autoradiography, gamma ray spectrometers, scintillation counters, Positron Emission Tomography, SPECT and nuclear ima ...

(4 pages) 23 0 0.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Electromagnetic Radiation

nsparent medium.The main types of electromagnetic radiation, in order of increasing wavelength, are gamma rays, x-rays, ultraviolet light, visible light, infrared light, microwaves, and radio waves. T ... they were separate particles of energy. Also each photon has a certain amount of energy, except for gamma rays, all electromagnetic radiation is generated by the movement of electrons, negatively char ...

(1 pages) 1214 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Electromagnetic Radiation

nsparent medium.The main types of electromagnetic radiation, in order of increasing wavelength, are gamma rays, x-rays, ultraviolet light, visible light, infrared light, microwaves, and radio waves. T ... they were separate particles of energy. Also each photon has a certain amount of energy, except for gamma rays, all electromagnetic radiation is generated by the movement of electrons, negatively char ...

(1 pages) 365 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Electromagnetic Radiation

nsparent medium.The main types of electromagnetic radiation, in order of increasing wavelength, are gamma rays, x-rays, ultraviolet light, visible light, infrared light, microwaves, and radio waves. T ... they were separate particles of energy. Also each photon has a certain amount of energy, except for gamma rays, all electromagnetic radiation is generated by the movement of electrons, negatively char ...

(1 pages) 626 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Physics - Radiotherapy: Beneficial or Dangerous?

9 was discovered. From this point on it was possible to use man-made isotopes for radiotherapy. The gamma rays which these new isotopes emitted could be directed at a tumor through a tube or needle, m ... irected at a tumor through a tube or needle, making them safer than X-rays, since the energy of the gamma rays is a lot lower. In recent years radiologists involved in radiotherapy have expanded their ...

(5 pages) 28 0 4.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Future of Cancer. A look into how we plan on solving the cure for cancer

is radio waves, infrared rays (heat), or just visible light but only ultraviolet rays, x-rays, and gamma rays cause cancer in humans. This kind of radiation is called ionizing radiation (Crowell  ...

(5 pages) 12 0 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays

Gamma radiation Practical

Gamma ray intensity is the number of photons hitting a unit area in unit time, this is calculated th ... de radiation illuminating on the count rate detector.This practical will study the way in which the gamma ray intensity varies with distance from the source. Gamma rays are electromagnetic radiations ... uare of its distance from the source. This is known as the inverse square law:The distance from the gamma source to the Geiger Muller tube will be changed during the practical and the effect this has ...

(4 pages) 2916 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Silver Button Cell Americium-241 Aplha parical in Smoke detectors there There are Pictures, diagrams and a Bibliography in the uploaded files

the radioisotope used in smoke detectors. Americium-241 (Am) decays to produce Neptunium-237 (Np), Gamma rays and an alpha particle which has high ionization energy, causing the oxygen molecules in t ... ygen molecules in the air to ionize.O2 2O+ + e-Decomposition of Americium-241 241Am Np + α + γThe positively charged particles, Alpha particles and positively charged Oxygen molecules, mov ...

(2 pages) 2918 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

General facts about radioactive wastes

ergies are released in different forms, which are further classified into Alpha and Beta particles, Gamma rays and neutron radiation. 2type of radiationpenetrates…blocks by…characteristicsAl ... pha radiationthe skinsheet of paperharmful to lungsBeta radiationinto the bodysheet of aluminum foilGamma raysgo through bodyseveral cm of lead or concrete, or meter of waterneutron radiationgo throug ...

(6 pages) 462 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Human Impact on the Environment: The Effects of Nuclear Testing on the Environment

ome areas. Radionuclides are amongst the things being projected into the atmosphere, which give off gamma rays, which can harm the skin of humans, plants, and animals. (CTBO, 2007) Exposure to gamma r ... rth's surface the density of the air is sufficient to reduce nuclear radiation such as neutrons and gamma rays, to such a degree that the effects of these radiations are generally less important than ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 May/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology