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Strong Nuclear Force

Very strong (if only as incredibly short ranges) attractive force between nucleons and electrons.

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Radioactivity aka Radioactive Decay

The process by which elements with unstable nuclei break down and emit energetic particles and high frequency electromagnetic radiation