Definition of Strontium 90
1. Noun. A radioactive isotope of strontium (with the mass number 90) that is present in the fallout from nuclear explosions; can be assimilated like calcium into bones.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Strontium 90
Literary usage of Strontium 90
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Biotechnology of Algae: A Bibliography by Virginia Stone (1992)
"Sorption of Strontium-90 and Yttrium-90 by Anacystis Cells Liu HH; Chen, WL; Wu, JT. Source: SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT 91(0):275-282 (1990). ..."
2. Preserving The Dnipro River: Harmony, History and Rehabilitation by Vasyl Yakovych Shevchuk (2005)
"The problem of run-off and the appearance of strontium-90 in the Dnipro ... With regard to strontium-90, it slightly exceeds the guideline indicators. ..."