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radiation physics

noun

a branch of physics concerned with the effects of radiation, esp. from space

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Radiation physics is the study of ionizing radiation and its effects on matter.

Word Origin

1936

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  • Aboard were not only oceanographers, but marine biologists experienced in radiation physics.

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