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Incredible Isotopes

Script: Luciana Viegas Assumpcao, Video: Paul Gößeringer

Everything we see is made of atoms. But what can these tiny particles tell us about the big, wide world? Quite a lot, actually. Techniques looking at different types of atoms help uncover important clues about things. Just as a fingerprint can identify a person, studying atoms can help trace the origin of water, objects and food. 

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