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  • Article - 18 Dec 2001
    Francium is an alkali metal that occurs naturally as a radioactive decay product of actinium. While 29 isotopes have been identified, knowledge and properties are scarce, owing to its instability.
  • Article - 17 Jul 2001
    Actinium occurs naturally in association with uranium minerals. Actinium-227 is a decay product of uranium-235. It is commercially vauable as a source of neutrons.
  • News - 2 May 2007
    Argonne researchers have successfully laser-cooled and trapped atoms of radium - the first time this rare element has been captured in a magneto-optical trap - with an assist from an unexpected...