Radon

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Radon

The video above showes how deadly Radon can be to our bodys.It tells you that Radon can affect you on a normal basis. I hope this video helps you understand the affects of Radon.

Radon is the second biggest lung cancer causer in the world.“The name is derived from radium, as it was first detected as an emission from radium during radioactive decay http://www.rsc.org/periodic-table/element/86/radon

“Some homes in Cornwall, where the ground has high granite content, were found to contain worrying levels of radon. However forced ventilation methods largely remove the problem.” and “The problem is, when breathed in, it can decay to form other, longer-lasting, solid radioactive species, which can coat the lungs, leading to continual exposure. These so-called 'radon daughters' include polonium-214, polonium-218 and lead-214” said a podcast I read http://www.rsc.org/periodic-table/podcast/86/Radon

Friedrich Ernst Dorn is the discover of radon,in the...

Radon is used for cancer therapy,it is used to treat tumours.Radon is used to treat diseases in situ.Radon is used for radiotherapy in hospitalsRadon is called the “invisible killer”Some people have the job to lower Radon levels in homes

Density:0.009074 Water > RadonGasState of Matter at room temperature:20Melting point:-71Boiling point:-61.8Atomic Number:86Atomic Mass:222 Electrons;86Newtrons;136Protons;86

Radon


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