[ RadSafe ] The "Nucular" debate

Peter Bossew peter.bossew at jrc.it
Thu Apr 3 02:53:27 CDT 2008

Maybe from French: nucléide ?

Brent Rogers wrote:
> Nuclear isn't the only word with 'nucleus' as it's nucleus to be
> mispronounced often.  I hear professionals in the radiation field routinely
> saying "Chart of the Nu-clee-ides" instead of “Chart of the Nuclides".
> Where does that come from?
> Brent Rogers
> Sydney Australia


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