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Radioactive polonium-210

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19:30 – 19:30 27 Jan 2009
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Keynes College, Brabourne Lecture Theatre, University of Kent, Canterbury CT2 7NP

Speakers: Dr Patrick Regan, University of Surrey

The nucleus polonium-210 made the news recently, for all the wrong reasons. It was used as a poison to kill former Russian security officer, Alexander Litvinenko. Come and explore the properties of this isotope, how it is made and detected, and how its biological effects can be quantified and measured .

Event type: Lecture/Talk
Organised by: London and South East Branch
Contact details: Dr C Isenberg
Tel: 01227 823 768
Email: C.Isenberg@kent.ac.uk

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Keynes College, Brabourne Lecture Theatre, University of Kent, Canterbury CT2 7NP
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19:30 – 19:30 27 Jan 2009
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