It's Elemental: Polonium


Subject:
Science , Chemistry

Description:
Background about the radioactive element polonium, which was "discovered by Marie Sklodowska Curie, a Polish chemist, in 1898. She obtained polonium from pitchblende, a material that contains uranium." Includes a brief description of uses, facts and figures, and other details. From the Jefferson Lab, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility.

Publisher:
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

Language:
English

Source:
http://education.jlab.org/itselemental/ele084.html


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