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Depleted Uranium Toys

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I found these marbles at my father’s house. Uranium has been added to lots of consumer products over the years, often because it makes the products very beautiful.

Also, be sure to see my other uranium\thorium videos:

My radioactive apartment.

Natural uranium tested…

Uranium! Uranium! Uranium! – A marvelous and amazing element!

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Uranium! Uranium! Uranium!

A marvelous and amazing element!

Uranium 238 Decay Chain

Thorium 234
Protactinium 234m
Uranium 234
Thorium 230
Radium 226
Radon 222
Polonium 214
Lead 214
Bismuth 214
Polonium 210
Lead 210
Bismuth 210
Lead 206 (Stable)

Radiation and Uranium are amazing and powerful.

Like many of natures most powerful creations, Uranium is dangerous and must be treated with respect. Never expose children, pets, or your bare hands to Uranium. If you should ever touch a Uranium sample, always wash your hands carefully.

Remember, distance, time, and shielding, and hand washing are your friends.

As always, don’t try this at home