Undark And The Radium Girls [Pic+]

Submitted by: Squrlz4Sale 4 years ago in Tech

A sad and fascinating story of some casualties of the American watchmaking industry.
There are 11 comments:
Male 6,227
@ Katluver and MrAtari: Thanks for the info and link for the "Dark Matters" episode. Just watched it; really good.
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Male 1,569
I saw an item about it in "Dark Matters" Dark Matters, Twisted But True s2e11,
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Male 13,630
All completely bang on
watched a recent rerun of QI
and this was being discussed
fascinating stuff, good post there squirlz
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Male 1,377
true stuff. Back in the 1970`s the army went around and collected ALL of the radium painted dials in any aircraft in US museums. When you see an old aircraft now on display, often there is a big hole in the middle of the display panel!
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Male 1,920
[quote]I read somewhere that someone`s made a play out of the story.[/quote]

They did, but it was a short run because all the actors got cancer and died.
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Female 2,549
Great post, more of this please.

Not decay & horrible death but you know QI
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Male 4,891

Greed and corruption. It`s sad that some will go so far for money and power. People are bastards.
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Male 6,227
Thanks, Ani. I was delighted to see it go up--wasn`t sure it would make the cut due to the amount of reading required. I read somewhere that someone`s made a play out of the story. Kudos to the mod or Fancy for doing the research and coming up with that photo.
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Male 321
It is from ... gah! Brain fart.. It was on Science.. Oh, "Dark Matters"
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Female 4,447
Wow. Nice post, Squrlz. What a sad story. Where is the picture for this link from? Looks like a scene from a play.
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Male 6,227
Link: Undark And The Radium Girls [Pic+] [Rate Link] - A sad and fascinating story of some casualties of the American watchmaking industry.
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