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Cosmogenic nuclides


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    • Cosmogenic isotopes
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    • found: Work cat.: Lipschutz, M.E. Cosmic-ray-induced stable and radioactive nuclides in meteorites, 1963.
    • found: Prime Lab at Purdue University WWW home page, Oct. 16, 2007:introduction/what are cosmogenic nuclides? (Cosmogenic nuclides are isotopes that are produced by interaction of cosmic rays with the nucleus of the atom. ... They are produced in meteorites and other extraterrestrial materials, in the Earth's atmosphere, and on the solid surface of the earth)
    • found: Wikipedia, Oct. 16, 2007(Environmental radioactivity ... Cosmogenic isotopes (or cosmogenic nuclides) are rare isotopes created when a high-energy cosmic ray interacts with the nucleus of an in situ atom. These isotopes are produced within earth materials such as rocks or soil, in Earth's atmosphere, and in extraterrestrial items such as meteorites)
    • found: Acta carsologica, 2005:p. 45 (Cosmogenic nuclides are generated by the interaction of cosmic rays (mainly protons, neutrons, and muons) with atoms in the Earth's atmosphere and lithosphere. A huge variety of stable and radioactive cosmogenic nuclides is produced)
    • found: Chambers dictionary of science and technology, 1999(cosmogenic -- [physics] -- Said of an isotope capable of being produced by the interaction of cosmic radiation with the atmosphere or the surface of the Earth)
    • found: Google search, Oct. 16, 2007(cosmogenic nuclides - 59,400 hits; cosmogenic isotopes - 38,700 hits)
    • notfound: McGraw-Hill dictionary of scientific and technical terms, 2003;Academic Press dictionary of science and technology, 1992
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    • 2007-10-18: new
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