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Thorium nitrate from Soddy's laboratory, 1900.

 
Thorium nitrate from Soddy's laboratory, 1900.
4 0 c m
 
33cm
actual image size: 25cm x 32cm

Description

This glas jar of Thorium Nitrate (Th(NO3)4) is labelled 'Thorium Nitrate Dr O Knofler and Co, made 25/II/1900'. Frederick Soddy (1877-1956) was an English chemist who conducted research on the transmutation of elements. Atomic transmutation is the changing of one type of atom into another as a result of a nuclear reaction. Thorium is a radioactive element.

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10314142

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