[time-nuts] Thinking outside the box a super reference

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Fri Nov 4 20:24:27 EDT 2016

In message <c57q1c5engv94amimot7pu3l8romu6g2p0 at 4ax.com>, David writes:

>Various online sources say that natural rubidium is radioactive enough
>to fog photographic film in 1 to 2 months but that is also the case
>with unprocessed uranium ore so I would not worry about it at all.

Yes, that sounds about right for an isotope with a 40 billion years

1 to 2 months is a LOOOONG time for photographic film.

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