Format: Library Binding
Publisher: Rosen Central (January 1, 2009)
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Radium (Ra) was once came upon within the ore pitchblende through the French chemists Marie and Pierre Curie and an assistant in 1898. it's a radioactive point, labeled as an alkaline earth steel within the periodic desk. it really is stumbled on certainly in uranium and thorium ores, and while remoted, it's a slivery, lustrous, and smooth steel. Radium is shaped via the radioactive disintegration of uranium. Radiation from radium harms residing cells, and overexposure to its rays can burn. simply because melanoma cells are extra delicate to radiation than basic cells, radium is utilized in the remedy of some different types of melanoma. Radium used to be utilized in the creation of luminous paints that have been utilized to clock dials and different gadgets to lead them to glow at the hours of darkness, till its damaging results turned well known. This e-book supplies readers a finished evaluation of the houses and makes use of of the radioactive aspect radium and its position at the periodic desk.