The History of Radon
Radon is a radioactive element or gas that is released by the decay of radium (a substance found in soil and rock), which is itself produced by the decay of uranium. It is colorless, odorless and tasteless, yet it is known to be very harmful in large...
. Apparatus used by Ramsay and Whytlaw-Gray to isolate radon. M is a
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A History of Radon- 1470 to 1984. By Robert K. Lewis Pennsylvania Department
of Environmental Protection Bureau of Radiation Protection, Radon Division
History. The name was derived from radium; called niton at first, from the Latin
word nitens meaning shining.The element was discovered in 1900 by Dorn, who
Radon is the last member of the noble gas family. The noble gases are the
elements that make up Group 18 (VIIIA) of the periodic table. The periodic table is
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WORLD HISTORY OF RADON RESEARCH AND MEASUREMENT. FROM THE
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