On the Radio-activity of Potassium and other Alkali Metals


IN the course of some experiments made by them on the radio-activity of a series of salts which had hitherto been considered inactive, Messrs. Campbell and Wood (Proc. Camb. Phil. Soc., vol. xiv., part 1., p. 15, 1907) found that potassium salts exhibited a radio-activity greater than that of any other substance previously examined which did not contain any of the so-called radio-active elements.

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MCLENNAN, J. On the Radio-activity of Potassium and other Alkali Metals. Nature 78, 29–30 (1908). https://doi.org/10.1038/078029d0

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