dear sir could you please answer "why would a nucleus disintegrate & form a new nucleus ?"

Asked by saagar shekhar | 22nd Nov, 2010, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

Dear student
All the heavy elements ( z above 82) have unstable nucleus so they disintegrate ( by emission of radiation) to form a new nucleus and thus acquire a stable state.
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Answered by  | 23rd Nov, 2010, 12:27: PM

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