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Radiation safety The minimum amount of material—mass of a particular radioisotope—required for it to reach ‘criticality’ and undergo a spontaneous fission chain reaction, releasing a lethal shower of neutron and gamma radiation
Research A popular term for the minimum number of persons working in related fields in a particular place, below which creative thinking and interaction may be suboptimal
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