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Becquerel

the SI unit of radioactivity being emitted by a radioactive source. It expresses the rate of disintegration of a radionuclide; one becquerel equals one nuclear transformation per second and corresponds to approximately 27 picocuries.

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Becquerel, Henri Becquerel, Antoine Henri Becquerel(noun)
French physicist who discovered that rays emitted by uranium salts affect photographic plates (1852-1908)

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