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 Definition The property of the unstable nuclei of chemical elements to decay into another isotope, emitting energy or particles [d] [e]
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Explanation, but what more?

Clearly, this article is a core topic for any encyclopedia. In the interest of encouraging both general reading and recruiting, what aspects of radiation are most likely to be of interest in searches? What related articles should we have (e.g., acute radiation syndrome) to generate interest? Howard C. Berkowitz 21:50, 15 June 2009 (UTC)

Interim graphic

For the moment, I put in a graphic I drew for units of radioactivity. It's not quite right here, but it might give ideas about the difference between potential and dynamic radioactivity; perhaps absorption factors should be mentioned as to the ways that radiation reacts with materials. If anyone wants it, I can send the PowerPoint original, or develop variants based on suggestions. Howard C. Berkowitz 13:11, 20 April 2011 (UTC)