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Uranium Glass
Uranium has been used to color glass for almost 2 millennia. A uranium-colored glass object was found near Naples, Italy, and dated to about 79 A.D. Uranium oxide added to glass produces a yellow to greenish hue.
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accident
accident consequence assessment
accident frequency
accident risk
accident risk assessment
accident source term
adsorption
advection
AIHA
air quality
Air Quality Control Region (AQCR)
ALARA
alpha particle (α)
ambient air
American Indian Religious Freedom Act of 1978
ANL
ANSI
AQCR
aquifer
Archaeological and Historic Preservation Act
As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA)
atom
Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (AEA)
atomic number
attainment area