$\overline{){{\mathbf{t}}}_{\raisebox{1ex}{$\mathbf{1}$}\!\left/ \!\raisebox{-1ex}{$\mathbf{2}$}\right.}{\mathbf{}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{}}\frac{\mathbf{ln}\mathbf{}\mathbf{2}}{\mathbf{k}}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}{\mathbf{t}}_{\raisebox{1ex}{$\mathbf{1}$}\!\left/ \!\raisebox{-1ex}{$\mathbf{2}$}\right.}\mathbf{}\mathbf{=}\mathbf{}\frac{\mathbf{0}\mathbf{.}\mathbf{693}}{\mathbf{1}\mathbf{.}\mathbf{0}\mathbf{\times}{\mathbf{10}}^{\mathbf{-}\mathbf{3}}\mathbf{}{\mathbf{h}}^{\mathbf{-}\mathbf{1}}}$

The rate constant for a certain radioactive nuclide is 1.0 X 10 ^{-3} h^{-1}. What is the half-life of this nuclide?

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