Choose the BEST answer to the following. Which of these can NOT be deflected by electrical or magnetic means? (a) Alpha rays. (b) Beta rays. (c) Gamma rays. (d) All can.

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Choose the BEST answer to the following.

Which of these can NOT be deflected by electrical or magnetic means?

(a) Alpha rays.

(b) Beta rays.

(c) Gamma rays.

(d) All can.

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