IYPT 2019 Elements 096: Curium: Radioactivity and space probe spectrometers

Published: 24/11/2019
IYPT 2019 Elements 096: Curium: Radioactivity and space probe spectrometers
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Element 96 in our International Year of the Periodic Table series is curium. Curium’s radioactivity limits its uses – but also enables its use as a source of alpha particles in space probe spectrometers. Curium is named after both Pierre and Marie Curie, who pioneered investigations into and understanding of radioactivity. Like americium, it was […]

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