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U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Gamma Rays

    Penetrating, high-energy electromagnetic radiation emitted from atomic nuclei during NUCLEAR DECAY. The range of wavelengths of emitted radiation is between 0.1 - 100 pm which overlaps the shorter, more energetic hard X-RAYS wavelengths. The distinction between gamma rays and X-rays is based on their radiation source.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gamma rays in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gamma rays in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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