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I know that when electrons get excited they basically move further from the nucleus, but what happens when the nucleus itself goes into an excited state? It provides a picture of the metabolic activity of the body thanks to the detection of the two gamma rays that are emitted after the positron annihilation produced by a radionuclide previously inserted into the patient. We note there the great similarity between the pairs of mirror nuclei. If you want to become a nuclear physicist who works as a consultant or a researcher, you will need a Master of Science degree in any of the aforementioned fields, or a closely related field.

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