MadSci Network: Physics

Subject: Gamma Rays, Heat and Energy

Date: Tue Aug 24 11:12:29 1999
Posted by Andrew Hess
Grade level: 7-9 School: West York Junior High
City: York State/Province: PA Country: USA
Area of science: Physics
ID: 935507549.Ph

  When gamma rays hit an object like metal does the metal heat up?  In a 
nuclear fission reaction is the 200 MeV of energy in the form of gamma 
rays?  What materiels can absorb gamma rays?

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