radioactive disintegration

radioactive disintegration

[¦rād·ē·ō′ak·tiv di‚sin·tə′grā·shən]
(nuclear physics)
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Table 1: Data of seasonal variability of radioactive disintegration.
Lord Ernest Rutherford, discoverer of the means to change one element into another, and winner of the 1908 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for working out the theory of radioactive disintegration The stars of the meeting, however, were J.
The new data enable the scientists to directly measure planet-wide quantities of the elements thorium and uranium, whose radioactive disintegrations generate about half of the planet's heat, according to previous estimates.