The radium-226 and radon -222 are two separations that are produced from the decomposition of uranium-238

The radium-226 and radon -222 are two separations that are produced from the decomposition of uranium-238.the half-life of radium-226 is 1620 years and will slowly reduce to shortest half-life that is 3.8 days which will later know as radon-222 (Appleton 2013). Radon progeny or daughter is another name for rad0n-222. Radon exist in the form of gaseous where it solid progeny known as polonium-218, lead-214 and bismuth-214 which will retain in the lung and cause health problem. Rather than radon gas, radon progeny deliver the actual radiation dose to the lung tissue (field, 1999). To become more stable, radon emits alpha particle to release it energy (Iglesias et al., 2014). Radon take longer time to irradiates the cell and enter respiratory system although has long enough time to enter house and building with their half-life 3.8 days (yamada, 2003)

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