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  • n  a soft silvery metallic element of the rare earth group; isotope 170 emits X-rays and is used in small portable X-ray machines; it occurs in monazite and apatite and xenotime

  • Physicist West formed thulium into tiny pellets which he made radioactive by cooking in a nuclear reactor.
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    A high school student was able to print a very vulgar message below her yearbook photo, as she hid it in periodic table code. Jessica Lee wrote "F**k b**ches get money" below her picture. The message read as, "(F) fluorine (U) uranium ( C) carbon (K) potassium (Bi) bismuth (Tc) technetium (He) helium (S) sulfur (Ge) germanium (T m) thulium (O) oxygen (Ne) neon (Y) yttrium." Users on Reddit put ...
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