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What is radon?

Radon is a radioactive, colorless, odorless, and tasteless gas. It is formed as natural deposits of uranium throughout the earth's crust decay. As radon decay products are inh (MORE)

What is radon used for?

Radon is a radioactive inert cume gas. It has very limited applications in medicine (where claims of its effectiveness are still being evaluated) and in physics in application (MORE)

Is Radon a metal?

  No. Radon is a colorless, radioactive, inert gaseous element formed by the radioactive decay of radium. It is used as a radiation source in radiotherapy and to produce (MORE)
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What is Radon Rn?

Radon is a natural chemical element, radioactive, noble gas, atomic number 86, dangerous for the lungs.
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Radon can do?

Radon can cause lung cancer but it is also used in radiation treatments for some times of cancer (ironic, I know); and some people go to Radon spas located in Russia and Centr (MORE)
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How is radon?

Radon is a natural chemical element, radioactive, noble gas, atomic number 86, dangerous for the lungs.
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What is of radon?

Radon is a decay product of uranium, which is relatively common in the Earth's crust, but generally concentrated in ore-bearing rocks scattered around the world.
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Why is radon named radon?

As for the element radium, the name is derived from the Latin word radius=radiation. The suffix on is the same as for the others noble gases (excepting helium).
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Where do they get radon from?

Radon is a naturally occurring element. It is a noble gas, and is highly unreactive. Radon is a poisonous gas and is the second most common reason people have lung cancer (beh (MORE)

How are you exposed to radon?

You are exposed to radon in the air that you breathe and you can also be exposed to radon in the water you consume. Radon enters the air from the decay of naturally occurring (MORE)