Fiestaware Feature Summary

Type:
Physics in Your World
Title:
Fiestaware
Description:
The distinctive color of orange-red Fiestaware, which was popular in the 1930s and 1940s, is produced by uranium oxide in the glaze. For more information, see Fiestaware, and for a list of similar items, see Radioactive Consumer Products (the two websites referenced here are from Oak Ridge Associated Universities).
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Featured:
May 12, 2011 - May 25, 2011