Great moments in science reporting

Granite has always contained some unknown amounts of uranium, which in it’s gas state is called radon. — KFDA NewsChannel 10, Amarillo, TX

Also, great moments in science reporting commentary:

Radon is NOT the gaseous form of Uranium. It IS the gaseous form of Radium. While both are radioactive they are separate elements on the Periodic Table. A little simple background fact checking would be in order here. — Paul


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