Parent Busters
Parent Busters
May 16, 2023
Girls Who Glowed In The Dark (Radium Girls)
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In this Parent Busters podcast episode, we're covering who are the Radium Girls, aka; the Glow Girls or Ghost Girls.

Put on your science hat because we're talking people who glowed in the dark:

  • What made girls glow?
  • Were the Radium Girls glowing?
  • Do the Radium Girls bones still glow?
  • Which scientists notebooks are still too radioactive to handle?
  • What happened to the real Radium Girls?
  • Did any of the Radium girls survive?
  • About radium poisoning
  • Were radium girls glowing in coffin?
  • What foods contain radium?
  • What did Marie Curie do with radium?
  • Did Marie Curie carry radium?
  • Did Curie discover radium?
  • How long did Marie Curie work with radium?
  • Is Marie Curie buried in lead?
  • Is Marie Curie still radioactive?
  • About radium and polonium
  • Interesting facts about Marie Curie (Madame Curie and Pierre Curie)
  • How long will Marie Curie's notebook be radioactive?
  • & MORE on this fun family podcast!

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