Nuclear Chemistry

Nuclear Chemistry

Definition of Nuclear Chemistry- Nuclear chemistry is the branch of chemistry, which deals with the study of changes in the nucleus of an atom, radioactivity and nuclear reactions.

What is Nuclear Chemistry?

Nuclear chemistry is interesting field of chemistry in which we learn how nuclear reactions happens and how different types of changes occurs in nucleus of an atom also we learn about radioactivity and radioactive elements.  

Founder of Nuclear Chemistry

Marie Curie was the founder of the nuclear chemistry.
Marie Curie was a physicist and chemist who lead revolutionary research on radioactivity and she won Nobel Prize in the field of radioactivity

What is radioactive substances?

Substances which emits radiation by there self are known as radioactive substances.

What is radioactivity?

Phenomenon of radioactive substances to emits radiations is known as radioactivity.

What is importance of radioactivity?

Radioactive substances (or radioactive isotopes of elements) are useful in many physical and chemical reactions. Useful in determining complex reaction mechanism. Radioactivity have several applications in different fields of science like chemical science, medical science, agriculture fields, industrial fields etc.


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