[time-nuts] Disciplining Rubidium

John Miles jmiles at pop.net
Thu Apr 24 02:30:34 EDT 2008

Mostly that labelling is required because of the unfortunate events that
ensue if the stuff gets wet.  They're both alkali metals, in the same column
as sodium and potassium.

-- john, KE5FX

> Hi Bruce,
> last chemistry/physics class is a while back :) I guess a half
> life of 50
> Billion years means it's not really radiating much?
> No problem with Cesium then either, I guess the radiation levels must be
> really really low?
> thanks,
> Said

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