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How radiation is used


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Radiocarbon dating
uses the ratio of carbon 14 to carbon 12 to date the remains of living things
Radiometric dating
is the use of radioisotopes to determine the age of something
Nuclear waste
contains radioisotopes with half lives that last for thousands of years
Fission
is when one element is split forming two new elements
Uranium
is used in nuclear reactors to produce electricity