Gamma ray

Illustration o an emission o a gamma ray (γ) frae an atomic nucleus.

Gamma radiation, an aa kent as gamma rays, an denotit bi the Greek letter γ, refers tae electromagnetic radiation o extremely heich frequency an tharefore heich energy per photon. Gamma rays are ionisin radiation, an are sicweys biologically hazardous. Thay are classically produced bi the decay frae heich energy states o atomic nuclei (gamma decay), but are an aa creatit bi ither processes. Paul Villard, a French chemist an pheesicist, discovered gamma radiation in 1900, while studyin radiation emitted frae radium. Villard's radiation wis named "gamma rays" bi Ernest Rutherford in 1903.

Other Languages
Afrikaans: Gammastraling
العربية: أشعة غاما
asturianu: Radiación gamma
azərbaycanca: Qamma şüalanma
žemaitėška: Gama spėndolē
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Гама-выпраменьваньне
български: Гама-лъчи
bosanski: Gama zračenje
čeština: Záření gama
Ελληνικά: Ακτίνες γ
English: Gamma ray
Esperanto: Gama-radiado
español: Rayos gamma
euskara: Gamma izpi
فارسی: پرتو گاما
français: Rayon gamma
עברית: קרינת גמא
हिन्दी: गामा किरण
Fiji Hindi: Gamma ray
hrvatski: Gama-čestica
Kreyòl ayisyen: Reyon gama
interlingua: Radiation gamma
Bahasa Indonesia: Sinar gama
íslenska: Gammageisli
italiano: Raggi gamma
日本語: ガンマ線
한국어: 감마선
Limburgs: Gammastraoling
Ligure: Raggi gamma
lietuvių: Gama spinduliai
latviešu: Gamma stari
македонски: Гама-зрачење
മലയാളം: ഗാമാ കിരണം
मराठी: गॅमा किरण
Bahasa Melayu: Sinar gama
မြန်မာဘာသာ: ဂမ်မာရောင်ခြည်
Plattdüütsch: Gammastrahlen
Nederlands: Gammastraling
norsk nynorsk: Gammastråling
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: ਗਾਮਾ ਕਿਰਨ
Piemontèis: Raj gama
پنجابی: گیما رے
português: Radiação gama
română: Radiație gama
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Gama-čestica
සිංහල: ගැමා කිරණ
Simple English: Gamma ray
slovenčina: Žiarenie gama
slovenščina: Žarek gama
српски / srpski: Гама зрачење
Basa Sunda: Sinar gamma
తెలుగు: గామా కిరణం
Tagalog: Sinag gamma
Türkçe: Gama ışını
татарча/tatarça: Гамма-нурланыш
українська: Гамма-промені
Tiếng Việt: Tia gamma
walon: Rais gama
Winaray: Rayos Gamma
吴语: 伽马射线
中文: 伽马射线
文言: 伽馬射線
Bân-lâm-gú: Gamma siā-sòaⁿ
粵語: 丙種射綫