Physics
JaniceYanda841
2021-04-29 14:59:45
What element is used as a shield to protect people from radioactive substances?
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victoria2309
2021-04-29 18:39:03

Lead (Pb) is used to shield people from radioactive substances. Due to its high density and high atomic number, it is effective at reducing the effect of some kinds of radiation, including gamma rays. It can either be worn by a person or it can case the equipment.

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