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In construction fill in two large pyramids near Ceibal’s ceremonial center, archaeologists found the remains of two dogs with strontium isotope ratios that didn’t match the local geology.
One of the dogs came from Guatemala’s volcanic highlands and the other from the foothills of central Guatemala, according to the strontium isotope data.
Some of the most accurate clocks, known as optical lattice clocks, measure the movement of electrons around strontium atoms that have been trapped in a network of lasers.
Carbon technology works to reduce radon and strontium in water, EWG added.
At their lab, the scientists analyzed the flakes for sulfur, oxygen and strontium isotopes.
The canisters will release barium, strontium and cupric-oxide, forming colored clouds that researchers can visually monitor and track from the ground, which could help them understand the movements of particles in the ionsphere and aurora.
But barium that is not ionized, which can be enhanced with the addition of strontium or lithium, can also be used to track neutral particles.
In the case of the Judeo-Christian Bible, there's nothing about rubidium and strontium, the five layers of the atmosphere, anything like that.
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Origin and Etymology of strontium
First Known Use: 1808See Words from the same year
STRONTIUM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of strontium for English Language Learners
: a soft silver-white metal that is used in color TV tubes and red fireworks
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