This glows for decades, is radioactive, but strangely still safe! Tritium is Radioactive and the H in H bomb yet it is also in your drinking water, can be bought without restriction and is even inside you right now. We demystify the magic and see why this radioactive substance is actually not bad for us
What is Tritium?
First discovered by Mark Oliphant, Ernest Rutherford and Paul Harteck in 1934. It is a radioactive isotope of hydrogen mainly used in research activities, neutron generators and fusion reactors.