OTHER WORDS FROM thoriumthor·ic [thawr-ik, thor-], /ˈθɔr ɪk, ˈθɒr-/, adjective
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This is a crucial step toward building a thorium nuclear clock.
It measured the energy of other jumps the thorium nucleus can make and subtracted them.
Its abundances of certain heavy elements such as thorium and uranium were higher than would be expected from a neutron star merger.Souped-up supernovas may produce much of the universe’s heavy elements|Mara Johnson-Groh|July 7, 2021|Science News
A variety of thorium called thorium-229 has a pair of energy levels close enough in energy that a laser could potentially set off the jump.
Recent measurements have more precisely pinpointed the energy of that jump, a crucial step toward building a thorium nuclear clock.
He was also the person who first identified silicon, selenium, thorium, and serium.
One of my assistants was demonstrating a peculiar property of thorium and Deverill seemed interested.A Christmas Mystery|William J. Locke
A million bucks of thorium with a hundred years of life in it—have a heart, mister!The Syndic|C.M. Kornbluth
The precipitate is thorium oxalate, which is washed with hot water, dried, and ignited.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.|Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
Cones of zirconia are also used in the same way; or a thorium mantle in conjunction with alcohol vapour may be employed.
However, as we have seen, the view that thorium gives rise to stable lead is beset with some difficulties.The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays|J. (John) Joly