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Topic: Simple random number generator?
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Dr J R Stockton

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Re: Simple random number generator?
Posted: Dec 26, 2012 2:38 PM
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In sci.math message <r2bkd85ld4bhfah8oq709ctsrnt6gukvmo@4ax.com>, Tue,
25 Dec 2012 18:00:53, Wally W. <ww84wa@aim.com> posted:

>If radioactive decay is random, how are we able to govern the rate of
>decay in a reactor?


A nuclear reactor does not work by radioactive decay; radioactive decay
occurs as a side-effect.

YWII.

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