Half-life Summary

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379 words, approx. 2 pages
Half-Life As defined by geophysicists, the half-life (or half-value period) of a substance is the time required for one-half of the atoms in any size sample to radioactively decay. Radioactive element... Read more
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Half-Life The half-life (or half-value period) of a substance is the time required for that substance to reduce to a size half of its initial value. The half-life is most commonly encountered when tal... Read more
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Half-Life Half-life, in general terms, is the time required for half of something to undergo a process. The term has several uses but in all of those uses it means essentially the same thing. In deali... Read more
207 words, approx. 1 pages
Half-Life A term primarily used to describe the physical half-life, how radioactive decay processes cause unstable atoms to be transformed into another element, but can also refer to the biological ha... Read more
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