Molecular Recoil.... Is A Bitch.....

a: The alpha particle ~
b: cannonball

What: "The alpha particle is like a cannonball," Robertson said. "It's powerful with high energy. Except, when it is released, the cannon goes in the other direction. We wanted to make sure that when we let the alpha particles out, we don't use much energy."

Writer: J. David Robertson. Profressor
Date: Jul 15 2013 6:40 PM

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