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Is nuclear decay based on probability?

  1. Nov 8, 2008 #1
    as above.
     
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  3. Nov 8, 2008 #2

    malawi_glenn

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    what do you mean with "based"?

    A nucleus has a certain probability to decay witihin each small time inverval yes. Why do you ask?
     
  4. Nov 8, 2008 #3
    Does it apply only for alpha decay? or Beta and gamma decays too?
     
  5. Nov 8, 2008 #4

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  6. Nov 8, 2008 #5
    alright thank you =)
     
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