[ RadSafe ] Frederick Soddy Nobel Laureate - Imminent disposal of Soddy's Box

Perle, Sandy sperle at mirion.com
Tue Jun 12 19:11:42 CDT 2012


Coincidentally, I visited the Glasgow University campus while attending
the IRPA Meeting there last month. I'll take your advice and write to the
Secretary of the University Court. It is ludicrous that they would take
this action, destroying such a historical item.



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On 6/12/12 3:10 PM, "Keith McKay" <mckaymeister at gmail.com> wrote:

>I believe these samples are uniquely important to the history of
>radiaoactivity and radiochemistry and must be preserved. If you feel the
>same too, can I ask list members to email the Secretary of the
>University Court, David Newall, urging the University to delay a
>decision on the fate of Soddy's box and look at ways of preserving the
>samples for future generations. His email address is
>David.Newall at glasgow.ac.uk
>Here is a brief biography of Soddy's time at Glasgow
>Thank-you and Best Wishes
>Keith McKay
>Hamilton, Scotland

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