Properties of Polonium


THE statements regarding polonium which appeared in the report from Paris reprinted from the Times in NATURE of February 17, must have surprised many readers to whom polonium has been a familiar substance for the last ten years. It may be of interest to review briefly our present knowledge of polonium and the bearing of the recent work of Mme. Curie and Debierne upon it.


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RUTHERFORD, E. Properties of Polonium . Nature 82, 491–492 (1910).

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