Antimony Isotopes Add to the Story of Ancient Rome

Did you read Nathan Oldridge’s post about isotopes? Well, here’s another cool example- a study using the ratio of antimony isotopes  can give information about where and how glass in Ancient Rome was produced!

Read the news story here, and the research journal article here.


Image Credits

Roman glass cup is by Walters Art Museum via Wikimedia Commons

Antimony electron shells is by Pumbaa via Wikimedia Commons

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