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Background imageRadium Collection: Marie Curie

Marie Curie
Born in Poland in 1867, after receiving her secondary education she worked as a governess for eight years. Marie moved to Paris and read Physics at the Sorbonne

Background imageRadium Collection: Marie Curie - Nobel Prize-winning Polish Scientist

Marie Curie - Nobel Prize-winning Polish Scientist
Marie Curie (1867-1934) - Polish Scientist, twice the recipient of the Nobel Prize for her pioneering research on radioactivity, the first woman Nobel winner. Date: 1911

Background imageRadium Collection: X-Ray, radium, surgery - the three recognized treatments for

X-Ray, radium, surgery - the three recognized treatments for cancer Consult your doctor or health bureau. Poster promoting diagnosis and treatment for cancer. Date between 1936 and 1939

Background imageRadium Collection: The Radium Girl, Kings Theatre, Southsea

The Radium Girl, Kings Theatre, Southsea
The Radium Girl, a musical comedy revue at the Kings Theatre, Southsea. 1915

Background imageRadium Collection: The Raid from Mars, Amazing Stories SciFi Magazine Cover

The Raid from Mars, Amazing Stories SciFi Magazine Cover
The Raid from Mars - Martians raid Earth in search of radium

Background imageRadium Collection: Ufos / British Columbia /

Ufos / British Columbia /
Domed disc seen by Frank Slotta near Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia, leading to a missing time experience

Background imageRadium Collection: The only safe weapons against cancer are surgery, x-rays and

The only safe weapons against cancer are surgery, x-rays and radium Do not trust your life to other methods. Poster identifying proper treatments for cancer. Date 1938

Background imageRadium Collection: Radiochemical Centre

Radiochemical Centre
Process boxes for the production of tritium compounds at the Radiochemical Centre, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England. Date: December 1964

Background imageRadium Collection: THE RADIUM MASTER

THE RADIUM MASTER (Jim Vanny) Earth explorers on Urania are prisoners of a robot controlled by the masked Emperor Date: 1930

Background imageRadium Collection: Madame Curie visiting a war hospital

Madame Curie visiting a war hospital
Photograph showing Marie Curie, discoverer of radium, visiting the British field-hospital at Furnes where she took X-rays of all cases

Background imageRadium Collection: Radium Airship

Radium Airship
Other worlds will surely develop their own technologies for space travel : this radium-powered airship of Saturn uses the planets natural resources

Background imageRadium Collection: A radium safe

A radium safe
A safe at the Radium Institute, showing lead blocks holding radium needles. 4 inches of lead sat between where the radium was kept and the front of the safe

Background imageRadium Collection: William Ramsay / Tatler 04

William Ramsay / Tatler 04
SIR WILLIAM RAMSAY British chemist experimenting with radium at University College, London, in 1904

Background imageRadium Collection: Futuristic central heating

Futuristic central heating
A futuristic form of central heating, using radium -- perhaps not the healthiest of ideas, as it is radioactive?


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