Radioactivity and the Atom

  • H. J. P. Keighley
  • F. R. McKim
  • A. Clark
  • M. J. Harrison
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Abstract

Radioactive substances have the ability to ionise the air surrounding them and it is this property that is used to distinguish them from materials which are not radioactive.

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© Macmillan Publishers Limited 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. J. P. Keighley
  • F. R. McKim
  • A. Clark
  • M. J. Harrison

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