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    The nuclear model of the atom consists of mostly empty space, the center of the atom is called the nucleus, the nucleus contains the protons, which have a positive electric charge, along with the neutrons, which have a neutral charge and is slightly heavier in mass when compared to a proton. Along the outer rings of the atom the electrons orbit, the electrons have a negative electric charge, as well as the smallest mass out of the three. “The nuclear forces” is a common name used to describe the connection between the protons and neutrons in the nucleus. Nuclear stability is the stability of the nucleus which, when stable, no radiation will be omitted. But if the nucleus in unstable, it will give off radiation, making the nucleus radioactive.…

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    white dwarf or a neutron star. Stars can fail and become a brown dwarf. Stars form when the density of the concentration of molecular clouds collapses and reaches a certain point. These regions are usually extremely cold and contain carbon and hydrogen. However, not all materials from the clouds form stars. Some of the material can form planets, asteroids, comets, or remain as dust. There are different kinds of stars in space, including neutron stars, white dwarfs, and brown dwarfs. Neutron…

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    makes up 99.28% of all uranium atoms. The second-most common isotope, is the one used to generate electricity, because it can easily undergo fission. nuclear fission is a very efficient source of energy, nuclear reactors require very little fuel. A single 20-gram uranium fuel pellet can produce the same amount of energy as 400 kilograms of coal, 410 litres of oil, or 350 cubic metres of natural gas. nuclear reaction is at most basic nothing more than a reaction process that occurs in an…

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    Diagram 1 ¶: The diagram of the atom Carbon-12 represents an ion and an isotope. Carbon-12 has six protons and six neutrons in its nucleus, as shown on the diagram. Outside of the nucleus, this atom has five electrons. The protons are shown in the color orange, neutrons are in the color blue, and electrons in the color teal. The scientific principle subatomic particles says they are smaller than the atom itself, meaning protons with a positive charge, neutrons with a neutral charge, and…

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    Atoms are the most basic building blocks, everything around us are made out of atoms. Atoms are so small that it can’t be found under the finest microscopes. A tiny spec of dust contains millions of billions of atoms! Even though atoms are tiny, but it actually consist of three different particles: protons, neutrons, and electrons. In every atom, electrons move around the nucleus, the combination of protons and neutrons. The idea of an atom was first discovered by the ancient Greeks, they…

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    directed at a fixed target (Caesium), so that two beams of particles can collide. An example of this reaction: Caesium-246 is bombarded with a Carbon-12 particle to produce Nobelium-254 and 4 neutrons. The reaction is as follows: Another example of a transuranic element being produced in a particle accelerator is caesium. Which is produced by alpha particle bombardment. Plutonium is bombarded with high speed helium nuclei (4-2 He) to produce caesium and a neutron. Australias OPAL (Open…

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    the question: what exactly are the properties of copper that give it its properties? An element is a chemical substance in its simplest form. An atom is the basic unit of a chemical element. An atom consists of particles such as electrons, protons, and neutrons. The protons and neutrons of the atom make up its center, called the nucleus, and its electrons surround the nucleus from a certain distance.…

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    What Is Nuclear Fission

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    called neutrons, protons and electrons. Electrons have a negative electrical charge, protons have a positive electrical charge, and neutrons have no electrical charge. The neutrons and protons group together in the middle part of the atom, which is called the nucleus. An individual atom atoms will have at least as many neutrons as protons and it will have the same amount of electrons and protons. Atoms have a large amount of energy which holds their nuclei together. Specific isotopes of several…

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    Copper Atom Research Paper

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    Atoms are what make up what we call “matter.” They are the smallest units of a chemical element, and they consist of protons, neutrons, and electrons. These components form an atom’s subatomic particles. Before discussing the copper atom at length, we must first be able to understand the components that comprise an atom. The first of these components that make up an atom is the proton. The proton is a very important part of an atom, because the atomic number of an atom is equivalent to the…

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    X-Ray Research Paper

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    X-Ray and Neutron Imaging In physics, radiation is described as the transmission or emission of energy in the form of particles such as electrons, neutrons, protons and alpha particles or waves through a medium such as space, air or through a material. Gamma radiation (γ) and electromagnetic radiation, such as x-rays, radio waves heat and visible light are all examples of radiation. One of the main modern physics discoveries was that each unit of a wavelength of any form of wave radiation will…

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