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    Can anyone please post a complete experiment to measure the half life of Radon 220? Along with errors, method, safety and apparatus? Please!!!! I cant get any correct info on the net... neither do the books have a proper experiment :confused:
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    Slightly odd question, and actually a lot of work for somebody, especially the safety stuff. Maybe explain a bit more why you want this information?
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    (Original post by Cora Lindsay)
    Slightly odd question, and actually a lot of work for somebody, especially the safety stuff. Maybe explain a bit more why you want this information?
    Yea i know :/ but im very desperate for it!..and frustrated by the net! i cant get a proper experiment from anywhere... so i thought maybe someone could help... I need it for unit 6 preparation A level physics.. I havent yet prepared anything for it,, im freaking out :/
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    There's lots of useful material on the web if you search for it, though none is exactly what you are asking for. So calm down and think about it- you need a source of Rn-220, a detector and a counter. Safety is quite complex through you have to consider both the external radiation hazard from whatever material you get the Rn from, and the internal hazard from potentially airborne alpha. However, I don't know how much detail you'd actually need- probably not much because you say this is A-level. Hopefully this is enough to get you started
 
 
 
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