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Old 02-09-2006, 09:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Q.E.D.
Not anymore.

Ok, so it's not going to set off any radiation alarms, but still.
A 19-quintillion year half life? Did they watch a gram of it for 10 years, and 1 atom fissed?

It is strange that 209Bi is so stable, when some of its cousins have a half-life of minutes.