Radioactivity & Nuclear Reactions

A 5-part course with Fizzics

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Course Overview

Wondering how nuclear fusion differs from fission? Why radioactivity produces massive amounts of energy? Discover answers to these questions and more in this physics course covering the science behind radioactivity. To delve into these concepts, begin by reviewing the history of research into atomic structure, discuss radioactive isotopes, and learn the difference between alpha, beta, and gamma decay. Along the way, learn how to draw Feynman diagrams, see how nuclear power plants work, and more!


  • Total Time 44 min
  • Lessons 5
  • Attachments 9
  • Exercises 24
  • 25 CQ

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