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Asked • 07/21/19

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas. How does this work?

Radioactive rocks can release a gas called radon when they decay, which can build up in the basements of buildings with serious effects on people's health. Does anybody have information on how radon is produce naturally in nature? How do these rock’s become radioactively charged? Are these rocks common? Pictures or examples?

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Marita E. answered • 07/23/19

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