How would one go about determining the amount of heat generated by the decay of a radioactive particle, such as Cesium 137, Polonium 210, or Strontium 90? How would you determine how much of the radioactive material would be needed to heat, say, a cup of water to a certain temperature, taking into account thermal resistance and volume of the material?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# B Calculating heat from decay of a radioactive isotope

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