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Why is carbon-12 not radioactive?

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Carbon-12 is considered a 'stable' isotope due to its lack of radiation. This lack of radiation is caused by a 'balanced' or 'stable' quantum state at the nucleus, i.e. a number of protons and neutrons that forms a quantum state that does not break
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