Melting Point: 700 degrees celsius
Boiling Point: 1500 degrees celsius
Colour: silvery-white pure
Highly radioactive, not used much.
Radium can be sometimes used to treat prostate cancer that has spread to the bones. Bones contain calcium and radium is in the same group as calcium, so it can be used to target cancerous bone cells.
Also used to be used in luminous paint. Things like watches and clocks were where it was most commonly found
Well known female scientist and discoverer of radium Marie Curie, died in 1934 from aplastic anemia, brought on by exposure to radiation from carrying radium in her pockets.
It's Luminescent. Gives off a little bit of light.