University Chemistry ›› 2020, Vol. 35 ›› Issue (11): 76-80.doi: 10.3866/PKU.DXHX201907021

Special Issue: 化学科普(2020)

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Discussion on the Discovery and Applications of Radium

Yan Sun, Peng Zhan, Xinyong Liu()   

  • Received:2019-07-16 Accepted:2019-08-27 Published:2019-09-11
  • Contact: Xinyong Liu


Radium is a radioactive metal element. In the early period of its discovery, it was abused due to the lack of understanding, which led to many tragedies. In this paper, in a self-reported tone and anthropomorphic way, the discovery and extensive application of radium is briefly reviewed.

Key words: Radium, Radiation, Health, Application


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