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Radiation that can penetrate everything

  1. Mar 16, 2016 #1
    What kind of radiation that can penetrate basically everything including thickest lead and concrete? Even the strongest radiation, so far, such as radio wave and gamma ray can be stop by thick lead and concrete. So, is it possible that there are kind of radiation that pass thru everything?
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  3. Mar 16, 2016 #2


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    Neutrinos... :smile:
  4. Mar 16, 2016 #3
    Gamma radiation
  5. Mar 16, 2016 #4

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    Gamma radiation can be stopped by lead and concrete.

    The correct answer is "gravitational".
  6. Mar 17, 2016 #5


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    A neutron star can stop/scatter most of them.

    Gravitational waves are the only thing where absorption is negligible for every realistic object.
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