[en] Grace Fryer and Catherine Donohue — to name just two — are women we need to honor and salute as fearless champions. They shine through history with all that they achieved in their too-short lives. ==And they shine in other ways, too.== For radium has a half-life of 1,600 years… and it is still embedded in their bones. The ghost girls will be glowing in their graves for a good while yet.
*The Forgotten Story Of The Radium Girls, Whose Deaths Saved Thousands Of Lives* (cache)
Je n’avais aucune connaissance de cette histoire. Quel est notre radium d’aujourd’hui ? Il y a des métaphores (cache) qui semblent un peu légères en comparaison.