Reactions and ChangesNuclear Chemistry: An Introduction

by Anthony Carpi, Ph.D.

Further Exploration

The Atomic Archive

AJ Software - Extensive scientific and historical information including movies and photographs.

The World of Nuclear Science

ThinkQuest - An excellent, detailed and interactive tutorial on nuclear chemistry.

Table of Nuclides

J. Chang, Brookhaven National Lab - Interactive table gives decay products, half-lives and reaction information on all known nuclear reactions.

The Table of Isotopes

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Interactive periodic table listing most of the known stable isotopes.


Marie Curie
Marie Curie


On a New, Strongly Radio-active Substance Contained in Pitchblende

P. Curie, Mme. P. Curie and G. Bémont - Translation of “Sur une nouvelle substance fortement radio-active, contenue dans la pechblende,” Comptes rendus de l'Académie des Sciences, Paris, 1898 (26 December), vol. 127, pp. 1215-1217.

News & Events

Carbon Dating

How Stuff Works

Radiation in Cancer Treatment

National Institutes of Health

X-Rays and Artwork

The Why Files

Current Science News

News from around the world of science.


Google Scholar

Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.


Natural Radioactive Series

Y. Miretskiy, SUNY Stony Brook - Java applet graphs decay of 4 radioactive elements into sequential decay products over time.

It's pronounced "nucular". Nucular.
—Homer Simpson,