Talk:Fission track dating

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Image request[edit]

If it's even possible, I think it would be awesome to have an image of this. -Craig Pemberton 03:57, 12 March 2011 (UTC)


I think the author of the article has the roles of U-235 and U-238 reversed: it is U-235 that undergoes natural spontaneous fission, and U-238 will when induced by thermal neutron bombardment. It is a common misconception that U-238, being "heavier" is somehow less stable and more prone to spontaeous fission.

—Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 15:16, 13 August 2006
The article is correct. Check out the online refs and Spontaneous fission. Vsmith 15:48, 13 August 2006 (UTC)