Radium Girls – The dark times of luminous watches

This is very sad. After radium was discovered in 1898, it resulted in the development of many products. Besides being included in tonics, foods and clothing, it was also used to give the nighttime glow in watches.



This article provides an insight into one group of people who were effected the most, “The Radium Girls”.

http://www.cnn.com/style/article/radium-girls-radioactive-paint/index.html

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