[time-nuts] time-nuts Digest, Vol 108, Issue 55
tholmes at woh.rr.com
Wed Jul 10 14:05:20 EDT 2013
My last two wrist watches (I know, that makes me an anachronism on this
list) both have hands that glow in the dark, but I assume it is the result
of absorbing photons for later release, not some radioactive source.
Am I wrong?
Tom Holmes, N8ZM
Tipp City, OH
> -----Original Message-----
> From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] On
> Behalf Of Dan Kemppainen
> Sent: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 1:11 PM
> To: time-nuts at febo.com
> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] time-nuts Digest, Vol 108, Issue 55
> On 7/10/2013 11:35 AM, time-nuts-request at febo.com wrote:
> > Public perceptions of risk change with time.
> > In WWII, Radium dial watches, aircraft instruments, dial and switch
> > markings, were ubiquitous. But so were explosives, bombs, bayonettes,
> > and a bunch of other things. So people didn't have the luxury of
> > concerns over minor things.
> > Now that is not so.
> > -John
> Not to fan the fire. But you can still buy tritium glow in the dark sights
for pistols (It
> is standard on a lot of them now). You can even add tritium glow in the
> to custom flashlights and I think even knives... :)
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