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Beyond the Big Screen

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Glowing with Beauty from Radioactivity!

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Description: Today we are joined today by author Lucy Jane Santos to discuss her new book Half Lives: The Unlikely History of Radium. Lucy Jane will show us how almost as soon as the radioactive properties of radium and other elements were discovered, they began to be used in the medical field. Not only were these products used in medicine, they were also being applied to health and beauty products. Some of these applications of radiation were a quantum leap in medicine and others were less so…

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Lucy Jane Santos, author of Half Lives: The Unlikely History of Radium
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July 29, 2021
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