Origin of polonium
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Once the polonium had been recognized, police were able to trace the source of the poison to the Millennium hotel in Mayfair.Brits Investigate Assassination of the Spy Who Warned Us About Putin|Nico Hines|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Did he understand that he would now have to live with a sword—not of Damocles but of polonium—hanging over his head?
Polonium is also at the center of a major plot line currently playing out on the daytime soap opera General Hospital.Radioactive Revelations Raise the Question: Who Killed Arafat?|Maysoon Zayid|November 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But their tests were for gamma, not alpha, radiation, so they naturally would have missed any polonium diagnosis.
The accuser also mentioned that Arafat had been poisoned with polonium.
Polonium, named by Mme. Curie in honor of her native country, was the third radioactive element to be discovered.An Introduction to the History of Science|Walter Libby