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What characteristics of radioactivity show it to be nuclear in origin and not atomic?

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The characteristics of radioactivity that shows it to be nuclear in origin and not atomic.

Explanation

Radioactivity is a process from an unstable of an atom there is emission of particles known as the radiations like alpha, beta and gamma rays. In this process energy is lost from unstable nucleus of an atom through emission of radiations and the object emitting these radiations are known as radioactive elements...

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