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Half Lives

The Unlikely History of Radium

Lucy Jane Santos

The fascinating, curious, and sometimes macabre history of radium as seen in its uses in everyday life.Of all the radioactive elements discovered at the end of the nineteenth century, it was radium that became the focus of both public fascination and entrepreneurial zeal. Half Lives tells the fascinating, curious, sometimes macabre story of the ele...
Publish Date
2021
July 6
Goodreads rating
3.94
ISBN
9781643137483
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Dec 12, 2020
HALF LIVES Of all the radioactive elements discovered in the 19th century, it was radium that became the focus of both public fascination & entrepreneurial zeal. @lucyjanesantos_ tells the curious and sometimes macabre story of the element. Science history at its weirdest!      source