Absorb Advanced Physics by Adrian Watt

The tissue penetrating power of radiation

Added by Adrian Watt on Mar 31, 2008

An animation showing the penetrative power of alpha, beta and gamma radiation. Alpha particles are stopped by skin, beta particles by bone and gamma radiation is not absorbed by tissue.

This resource is from the unit Radiations and matter which is part of Absorb Advanced Physics.

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