[time-nuts] Disciplining Rubidium
wbeam at gci.net
Thu Apr 24 07:06:31 EDT 2008
>One saving grace is that beta particles (electrons) are essentially
>stopped by a piece of paper, just dont eat the stuff.
It takes 2-3mm Al to stop most natural beta radiation.
It's alpha radiation that can be stopped by a piece of paper.
If you intend to use radiation safety information, be sure to check
your source. (Multiple meanings intended.)
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