Atomic  Factoid: 
Curie: A measure of the amount of radiation emitted per second by radioactive chemicals, named after Marie Curie, the discoverer of radium. It is the number of disintegrations taking place each second in 1 gram of radium, leading to the emission of some 37 billion gamma rays or other particles every second. 
millicurie -- one one-thousandth of a curie. 

microcurie -- one millionth of a curie. 

picocurie -- one trillionth of a curie or one micro-microcurie. 

Source: Secret Fallout Glossary



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