# Please HELP! Could You Glow in the Dark?

1. Mar 30, 2006

### sammy

If all of the energy from the decay of 14C in your body could be captured and converted into electricity, how many "radioactive" people would be required to power a 100 W light bulb?

2. Mar 30, 2006

### Hootenanny

Staff Emeritus
You can start by writing an equation for the decay of $C^{14}$.

-Hoot

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