Electromagnetic radiation emitted from the nucleus of a atom

Gamma facts

  • It has no mass and no charge
  • travels at the speed of light
  • Gamma Rays can release more energy than the sun

Uses of Gamma

1:To help fight off cancer

2: Gamma rays are often used in the food industry to preserve foods

3: Gamma rays are used in medicine to kill and treat certain types of cancers and tumors.

4:Gamma rays can be used to detect beryllium.