|Oct9-09, 09:35 AM||#1|
what is the difference between a beta particle and an electron in terms of its behaviour and pysical properties like mass etc..?
|Oct9-09, 10:26 AM||#2|
There is no difference, it is the same object. A betha-particle is the original name coined when radioactivity was discovered. Later on it was demonstrated that the betha-rays are just electrons (or rarely positrons).
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