Gamma Radiation

by: Lauren Capell

Definition of Gamma Radiation:

Produced by radio active process within some radiation substances, the sun and other stars.

Four Uses of Gamma Waves:

-used to sterilize

-used in a machine to kill cancer cells

-used to clean fruits

-used to clean vegetables

Two Facts:

-Gamma-ray bursts can release more energy in 10 seconds than the Sun will emit in its entire 10 billion-year lifetime!

-they are made by stars.






NASA | What Are Gamma Rays?