Polonium

1898

Polonium

The book of science

Tom Sharp


ParisMarie Curie, Pierre Curie elements

Polonium

Atomic number 84

Different isotopes for different folks


In 1905, scientists recognized that different isotopes were forms of a single element and accepted the name the Curries gave it, polonium.

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Other readings:

  • Polonium,” Elementymology & Elements Multidict, by Peter van der Krogt