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2. Explain how radioactive decay has always warmed the Earth from the inside, and nuclear fusion has always warmed Earth from the outside

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Explain how redioactive decay has always warmed the Earth from the inside and how nuclear fusion has always warmed the Earth from the outside.

Science [Earth]
Can you please: 1. briefly explain the concept of radioactive decay and describe how it can be used to find the absolute age of rocks. 2. contrast relative age with absolute age and describe at least three methods of determining either. 3. compare advantages and disadvantages ...

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Potassium-40 undergoes three different modes of radioactive decay (Beta decay, Positron decay, and Electron Capture decay). Write balanced nuclear reactions for each of these decay modes. Are the products stable (not radioactive)?

chemistry
Which of the following statements are true? Fusion reactions result in nuclei with higher Z. To keep a nuclear power plant going, a chain reaction must be maintained. Nuclear fusion produces no long-lived radioactive by-products. The Sun is a nuclear fusion reactor.

physics
The furthest distance from the Sun to Earth is df=1.521E8 The shortest distance from the Sun to Earth is ds=1.47E8 To simplify the problem, assume that the Earth's axis is always perpendicular to the plane of its trajectory around the Sun. The Sun always shines on half of the ...

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how does radioactive decay provide heat energy within the earth

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a) Potassium-40 undergoes three different modes of radioactive decay (Beta decay, Positron decay, and Electron Capture decay). Write balanced nuclear reactions for each of these decay modes. Are the products stable (not radioactive)? b) Potassium-40 has a natural abundance of ...

principles of physics
If the Earth had two identical moons in one circular orbit, and the moons were as far apart in that orbit as they could be, the center of gravity of the Earth-moons system would beA) at the center of the Earth.B) outside the Earth, but beyond the orbital path of the moons.C) ...

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If the Earth had two identical moons in one circular orbit, and the moons were as far apart in that orbit as they could be, the center of gravity of the Earth-moons system would beA) at the center of the Earth.B) outside the Earth, but beyond the orbital path of the moons.C) ...

Astronomy
I have another question. What would an observer on the Moon looking at the Earth see? a) always see a fully-illuminated Earth b) always see a half-illuminated Earth c0 see phases of Earth d) see continuous darkness These are the four answers, but I would think it would depend ...

physics
Explain with diagram the variation of the acceleration due to gravity (g) i) At a height h above the earth surface Inside the earth towards the centre of the earth. ii) What is the value of g at the centre of the earth. 2)Explain with example the term, damped harmonic motion 3...

Chemistry
Which of the following statements are true? Fusion reactions result in nuclei with higher Z. To keep a nuclear power plant going, a chain reaction must be maintained. Nuclear fusion produces no long-lived radioactive by-products. The Sun is a nuclear fusion reactor. I tried ...

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Estimate the time difference between the longest day and the shortest day of a year in seconds if you lived on the Earth's equator with the assumptions below. Note: this is not the difference between solstices as we are adjusting the earth's rotation axis to be in the orbital ...

Chemistry (PLEASE HELP)
Which of the following statements are true? Fusion reactions result in nuclei with higher Z. To keep a nuclear power plant going, a chain reaction must be maintained. Nuclear fusion produces no long-lived radioactive by-products. The Sun is a nuclear fusion reactor. I tried ...

Phyics
The foci of the elliptical path for an Earth satellite are __________. A) one at Earth's center and the other elsewhere B) one atop the other at Earth's center C) both inside Earth D) both outside Earth

Science- Radioactive Dating
Which of the following statements about radioactive dating is true? a. Radioactive decay is the rate at which new atoms form. b. During radioactive decay, atoms break down, releasing particles or energy. c. The rate of decay of a radioactive element cannot be approximated. d. ...

Earth Science
Earth is always changing. What are two forces that cause the earth's surface to constantly change and what are their effects on the planet? Please answer within a few minutes.

Science
The rock cycle suggests that A)rocks are always added to Earth's mass. B)rocks are continuously being recycled into different forms. C)rocks disappear from Earth as they go underground. D)rocks always stay in the same form. My answer is A... is that right??

physics
Find the distance (measured in earth radii, RE) from the center of the earth to a point outside the earth where the acceleration of gravity due to the earth is exactly one ninth of its value on the surface of the earth.

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Estimate the time difference between the longest day and the shortest day of a year in seconds if you lived on the Earth's equator with the assumptions below. Note: this is not the difference between solstices as we are adjusting the earth's rotation axis to be in the orbital ...

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Carbon-14 is a radioactive substance produced in the Earth's atmosphere and then absorbed by plants and animals on the surface of the earth. It has a half-life (the time it takes for half the amount of a sample to decay) of approximately 5730 years. Using this known piece of ...

physics
What is the distance from the Earth's center to a point outside the Earth where the gravitational acceleration due to the Earth is 1/22 of its value at the Earth's surface? _ m

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What is the distance from the Earth's center to a point outside the Earth where the gravitational acceleration due to the Earth is 1/45 of its value at the Earth's surface?

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What is the distance from the Earth's center to a point outside the Earth where the gravitational acceleration due to the Earth is 1/12 of its value at the Earth's surface?

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What is the distance from the Earth's center to a point outside the Earth where the gravitational acceleration due to the Earth is 1/20 of its value at the Earth's surface?

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What is the distance from the Earth's center to a point outside the Earth where the gravitational acceleration due to the Earth is 1/45 of its value at the Earth's surface?

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3. What can scientists learn from the rate at which radioactive elements decay?

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The auroral zone is defined by the last field line from the Earth that returns to the Earth. If the field of the earth extends no further than 10RE in the sunward direction, at what angle (in degrees) in the picture above does the last field line that returns to the earth on ...

9th Grade Biology
Has plant life on earth evolved and have rose bushes always been around on earth?

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1.)Why is Earth’s temperature just right for life? (1 point) A.)Earth’s core is hot enough to heat Earth’s surface. B.)Earth’s magnetic field creates suitable temperatures on Earth’s surface. C.)Earth’s crust is warmed by heat from the sun. D.)Earth’s atmosphere ...

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What iz d. location ov d. MOON with respect 2 d. EARTH? that iz, iz d. MOON inside or outside ov d. EARTH?

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GPE = MASS X GRAVITY X HEIGHT GRAVITY IS ALWAYS 10 M/S 2 (SQUARED) KE = 1/2 X MASS X SPEED 2 (SQUARED) I am uncertain what your question is. As a matter of interest, the value of 10m/s^2 for the acceleration of gravity is in error, in fact, it is never that value, but is less...

Science
How does radioactivity make it possible to understand how Earth can be so old and still have a hot interior? (1 point) A.Radioactive elements trap heat from underground magma chambers. B.Radioactive elements absorb heat from the atmosphere and release it underground.*** C....

8th Grade Earth Science Help?
Which of the following terms refers to the time it takes for one-half of the radioactive atoms in a sample of a radioactive element to decay? - relative age - absolute age - potassium-argon data - half-life** Is my answer correct?

Earth Science
Describe how Earth would be different today if. It contained no radioactive material. What would the consequences be for the Earth's interior layer?

Earth Science
Describe how Earth would be different today if it contained no radioactive material. What would the consequences be for the Earth’s interior layers?

Science
Can someone please please help me? I don't have a text book, i have a online book and it isn't working. Can someone please be nice and help me? Science isn't my subject! 1. Why is Earth’s temperature just right for life? (1 point) Earth’s core is hot enough to heat Earth...

science
As the moon revolves around the Earth, it also rotates on its axis. Why is it that the the same side of the moon is always visible from Earth?

Science- Earth and its History
What can scientists learn from the rate at which radioactive elements decay? A. a rock's absolute age* B. the relative age of rock layers C. where one soil horizon ends and the next begins D. the difference between molds and casts. After six half-lives, what percentage of a ...

physic
In a serious accident, a nuclear power plant's reactor vessel cracks, and all of the cooling water drains out. Although nuclear fission stops, radioactive decay continues to heat

science
Suppose the moon rotated on it axis just as quickly as Earth. Would you still always see the same side of the moon from Earth? *PLEASE HELP ME WITH THIS QUESTION*

science
Suppose the moon rotated on it axis just as quickly as Earth. Would you still always see the same side of the moon from Earth? *PLEASE HELP ME WITH THIS QUESTION*

Earth Science
1. What are one internal and one external source of energy in the Earth system? 2. Earth scientists assume that the causes of natural events of phenomena can be discovered through... 3. Science constantly creates new technology. Does this new technology always benefit society?

Earth Science
1. What are one internal and one external source of energy in the Earth system? 2. Earth scientists assume that the causes of natural events of phenomena can be discovered through... 3. Science constantly creates new technology. Does this new technology always benefit society?

Grammar
Select the correct statement or statements: A) Commas and periods always go outside the ending quotation mark. B) Semicolons and colons always go inside the ending quotation mark. C) Question marks and exclamation points go inside the ending quotation mark if the quotation is ...

Physics
A cook puts 7.20 g of water in a 2.00-L pressure cooker that is then warmed to 530°C. What is the pressure inside the container? (Assume room temperature is 20°C.)

Physics
A geostationary satellite orbits the Earth in such a manner that it is always directly above the same point on the equator as the Earth rotates. Assuming that this orbit is circular, what is its radius? (The mass of the Earth is approximately 5.97 × 1024 kg and the ...

Earth Science
1. Is it true that since energy cannot be created nor destroyed, the total energy of the river system remains constant? 2. What is the source of energy that powers the water cycle? a. sunlight insolation b. kinetic energy c. radioactive decay d. gravitational potential energy ...

the earth
name the four layers of the earth in order from the outside to the center of the earth This site will not only give you the layers but a picture and a discription. http://volcano.und.edu/vwdocs/vwlessons/lessons/Earths_layers/Earths_layers2.html crust, mantle, outer core and ...

science
as a satellite goes round the earth the earth turns on its axis. some satellities are always above the same place on the earths surface. how many hours do these satellities take to complete one orbit.

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Here on earth it is true,yesterday is always before today;but there is a place where yesterday always follows today.Where?

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Estimate the time difference between the longest day and the shortest day of a year in seconds if you lived on the Earth's equator with the assumptions below. Note: this is not the difference between solstices as we are adjusting the earth's rotation axis to be in the orbital ...

Science
How is nuclear radiation produced? What are 3 types of radioactive decay and how do they work? Thanks!

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Suppose the moon rotated on its axis just as quickly as Earth. Would you still always see the same side of the moon from Earth? *HELP ME PLEASE*

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how Earth would be different today, if it contained no radioactive material

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Suppose the moon rotated on it axis just as quickly as Earth. Would you still always see the same side of the moon from Earth? *PLEASE HELP ME WITH THIS QUESTION* Answer this Question

Calculus
The rate of decay is proportional to the mass for radioactive material. For a certain radioactive isotope, this rate of decay is given by the differential equation dm/dt = -.022m, where m is the mass of the isotope in mg and t is the time in years. A. If m(0)=20, write a ...

physics
The value of g at Earth’s surface is about 9.8 m/s^2. If Earth were of uniform density (same mass/volume throughout), what would the value of g be inside Earth at half its radius?

Chemistry
Radioactive decay is first order in the decaying isotope. For example, strontium-90 contained in fallout from nuclear explosions decays to yttrium-90 and a beta particle. Write the rate law for the decay of strontium-90. Can you please take me step by stem through this problem?

Science
*NEED HELP ASAP* TIA Hi everyone! If you could help me I would really like that! Question: Suppose the moon rotated on its axis just as quickly as Earth. Would you still always see the same side of the moon from Earth?

Weather
Which factor has the biggest impact on Earth's seasons? A) Earth's revolution. B) Earth's elliptical orbit. C) Earth's tilt on its axis. D) Earth's distance from the Sun. ***

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1)7Be decays with a half-life of about 53 d. It is produced in the upper atmosphere, and filters down onto the Earth's surface. If a plant leaf is detected to have 300 decays/s of 7Be, how many days do we have to wait for the decay rate to drop to 13.6/s? 2) What is the energy...

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Describe Earth's rotation in terms of its axis and length of time to rotate. Earth's axis has never pointed in the same direction. It slowly traces a circle every 26 000 years. The tilt of the earth's axis isn't usually pointing straight up. It traces a circle and it tends to ...

science
Where does energy come from? Energy can come from the complete destruction of matter (as in nuclear reactions), or the rearrangement of electrons or other charged particles inside matter (as in chemical reactions) or from electromagetic fields (as in light and heat radiation...

Science
If the moon rotated on its axis just as quickly as Earth's, would we always see the same side of the moon? Explain. -thanks, Sandra

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A defective nuclear reactor is leaking radioactive iodine-131. The rate of decay of iodine-131is given by the function defined by A(t)=A_0 e^(-0.087t), where t is time in days. How long will it take any quantity of iodine-131 to decay to 25% of its initial amount?

Chemistry
Spontaneous reactions ________. always release free energy*** always result in increase disorder of the system always take place at a rapid rate are always exothermic

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The earth wobbles slightly on its axis. which of the following earth processes might best account for these changes in earth's rotation? 1)underground nuclear explosions 2)population increases 3)variations in rainfall and river flooding 4)motion of continental plates and core ...

HADS
Find the acceleration of the following reference frames i)when a reference frame fixed to the surface of the Earth at latitude 37 degree.ii)A reference frame with origin at the center of Earth with one axis always pointing toward the Sun. iii)A reference frame with origin at ...

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Compute the orbital radius of an earth satellite that has an equatorial orbit and always remains above a fixed point P on the earth's surface. Communication satellites have such "geosynchronous" orbits (see figure). These satellites are used to relay radio and television ...

Physics
Hi Radioactive decay - A radioactive nuclide has a decay constant of - 10^-6 s-1 what is its half life ? I have come up with is IN (2) / 0.000001 s-1 = 693147.18055 which i am having troube working into real figures Can anyone help please .. thanks

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Hi Radioactive decay - A radioactive nuclide has a decay constant of - 10^-6 s-1 what is its half life ? I have come up with is IN (2) / 0.000001 s-1 = 693147.18055 which i am having troube working into real figures Can anyone help please .. thanks

Physics
At the heighest point on earth, the distance to the center of the earth is approximately equal to 1.0014 times the radius of the earth. What would be in N/kg the magnitude of the gravitational field (g) due to the earth at that position? Assume 9.8 N/kg for g at the surface of...

Astronomy
Imagine that Earth did not turn on its axis. (a) What would be true about the ecliptic? It would now define the day rather than the year. It would still be defined and could be seen from all points on Earth, but only when they faced the sun. It would still be defined, but only...

earth science
i need to know where i can find the brief mythology of the constallation capracornus([[[capricorn]]]) and the constellations inside the capricornus and the type of star they are and the distance from earth and the magnitude(absolute) and the color and suface tempeture of the ...

Physical Science
The heat of volcanoes and hot springs comes from trace amounts of radioactive minerals found in the Earth's interior. Why isn't the same rock at the Earth's surface warm?

science
The pull of gravity keeps the Moon in orbit around Earth. The distance between the Earth and Moon is about 380,000 kilometers. A crew of astronauts leaves Earth on a Monday and lands on the Moon on a Thursday. They land on the side of the Moon facing away from the Earth. On ...

science
could someone pleassssse help me answer these questions? do we always see the same side of the moon and how do you know for sure? if the moon rotated just asa quickly as earth , would we see the same sides of the moon from earth?explian.

Chemistry
The mass of the earth is known to be about 5.98 X10^24kg assume that it is approx. spherical with an average diameter of 1.276X10^7 METERS. from these data calculate the average density of the earth(g/cm^3) could the earth be made mostly of water (density=1.00g/cm^3), abundant...

Chemistry
Write a nuclear equation for the following: Iodine 131 undergoes beta decay two times Plutonium 239 is an alpha emitter Th 234 undergoes beta decay once and then alpha decay How do I go about writing nuclear equations?

Physics
You jump from a height of 1.0m from the surface of the Earth. The Earth will actually move a bit as you land. a.) Explain Why b.) Estimate the distance the Earth moves, listing any assumptions you make

physics
In these figures, we see a boy named Billy riding a carnival ride called the Rotor and the free-body diagram for the forces acting on him. What must be the magnitudes of the vectors (f)wall,Billy and (W)Earth,Billy if Billy remains at the same height along the wall? 1) The ...

Physics
What is the Earth's gravitational force on you when you are standing on the Earth and when you are riding in the Space Shuttle 380 km above the Earth's surface? Answer as a fraction of the surface gravity of Earth. (The Earth's radius is 6400 km.)

chemistry
One way in which atomic nuclear decay takes place?What is the significance of atomic nuclear decay? Analyze the societal implications of using this process.

Chemistry
Discuss in detail, one way in which atomic nuclear decay takes place. What is the significance of atomic nuclear decay? Analyze the societal implications of using this process.

Chemistry
Discuss in detail, one way in which atomic nuclear decay takes place. What is the significance of atomic nuclear decay? Analyze the societal implications of using this process.

chemistry
Discuss in detail, one way in which atomic nuclear decay takes place. What is the significance of atomic nuclear decay? Analyze the societal implications of using this process.

chemistry
Discuss in detail, one way in which atomic nuclear decay takes place. What is the significance of atomic nuclear decay? Analyze the societal implications of using this process.

chemistry
Discuss in detail, one way in which atomic nuclear decay takes place. What is the significance of atomic nuclear decay? Analyze the societal implications of using this process.

Astronomy 1010
The International Space Station orbits approximately 350 km above the Earth's surface. (The Earth's radius is 6,378 km.) Are the astronauts beyond the pull of Earth's gravity? Explain your reasoning.

Astronomy 1010
The International Space Station orbits approximately 350 km above the Earth's surface. (The Earth's radius is 6,378 km.) Are the astronauts beyond the pull of Earth's gravity? Explain your reasoning.

college chemistry
Discuss in detail, one way in which atomic nuclear decay takes place. What is the significance of atomic nuclear decay? Analyze the societal implications of using this process.

chemistry
a radioactive material is undergoing nuclear decay. After 40 minutes, 25% of the sample remains. What is the half-life of the sample

Science
Which of the following gases was most likely present in Earth's earliest atmosphere? A. nitrogen B. hydrogen* C. argon D. oxygen Which of the following statements accurately describes the development of the geologic time scale? A. Scientists developed the geologic time scale ...

physics
As you walked on the moon, the earth’s gravity would still pull on you weakly and you would still have an earth weight. How large would that earth weight be, compared to your earth weight on the earth’s surface? (Note: The earth’s radius is 6378 km and the distance ...

Chemistry help
The earth moves round the sun in one year.the average earth-sun distance is 1.5*10^11m given that the mass of the earth is 5.98*10^24kg (a):the angular momentum of the earth??? (b):kinetic energy of the earth motion?? (c):kinetic energu of the earth motion half way along it ...

Astronomy
Jupiter is farther from the sun than is the Earth. In the course of several earth years what phases would you expect jupiter to exhibit to an observer on earth. explain

Astro
What is the distance in meters from the Earth's center to a point out-side the Earth where the gravitational acceleration due to the Earth is 1/20 of its value at the Earth's surface?

chemistry
I am having trouble understanding what the concept is for writing these out. Write a balanced nuclear equation for the alpha decay of each of the following radioactive isotopes: curium-243, 22589Ac

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