They do as well although certainly wasn't the absolutely only factor,
their consumer products weren't much until they began to pay attention
to QA/QC. If US industry had been as attentive, things undoubtedly
would have progressed far differently...
unpurified radium glows in the dark too. Theres a cave in eastern PA
where guides would take you into a room and turn off ALL the lights.
after a little time the cieling would twinkle.
probably high in radon friends wonder if this cave has been closed for
Indians were very afraid of this and wouldnt enter it.
I got one back then too.
IIRC there was a small "atomic bomb" mounted on it lying parallel to the
finger the ring was on. The four tailfins of the bomb were part of a red
plastic cap which could be pulled off exposing a plastic "lens" you
looked into to see those "stars".
Re the shoe fitting x-ray machines, I probably snuck my feet into them
more times than I should have, but I still have five toes on each of
them. I was fun to wiggle your toes while looking at the bones in them
to see them move.
For those too young to have seen one lookee here:
SWMBO and I visited that museum about five years ago and I recall seeing
quite a few posters and also inactivated devices which claimed they used
radioative materials to "make you healthier."
I bought some glow in the dark paint from a homecenter going out of
business. If I hadn't gotten 80% off I would have been real disapppointed.
Whether any products are better I can't say, but the paint is useless.
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