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Science Topics - Radioactivity
There's nothing new about radioactivity, it's been around as long as the earth.
Even the rock in the mountains of the Lake District contain small amounts of radioactivity
which is known as 'background radiation'.
This programme shows us of the basic characteristics of alpha, beta, and gamma radiation and the instruments
by which they can be detected and measured in terms of charge and mass.
It also discusses the dangers of radiation.
Production Company: BBC Education
Narrator: Mike Rodden
Producer: Peter Bratt
Video: DivX 5 720x536 25.00fps 1155Kbps
Audio: MPEG Audio Layer 3 44100Hz 128Kbps
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