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Question: The three main types of nuclear radiation are

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  1.  Microwave, x-ray, gamma
  2.  Alpha, gamma, neutron
  3.  Beta, gamma, neutron
  4.  Alpha, beta, gamma

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4. Alpha, beta, gamma

The three main types of nuclear radiation are Alpha, Beta, & Gamma.


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Nuclear radiation refers to the particles and photons emitted during a reaction involving the nucleus of an atom.

The particles released by a nuclear reaction are powerful enough to remove electrons from atoms and molecules and ionize 'em.

Gamma rays have the shortest wavelengths of all electromagnetic radiation and having a greatest penetration power. Gamma rays can pass completely into the human body. As they pass, they can ionize causing damage in tissues and DNA.

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