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    Strange Science: Radium Water

    by  • November 30, 2018 • Strange Science • 0 Comments

    Radithor bottle

    In the early twentieth century, before the days of energy drinks, people turned to an unusual source to give themselves more energy–radium water. Marie and Pierre Curie had discovered the radioactive element known as radium in 1898. It had its earliest applications as a part of self-luminous paints for watches, nuclear panels, aircraft switches, clocks,...

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