TIL about the Atomic Energy Lab. A toy lab set created in 1950 so that kids could create and watch nuclear and chemical reactions. However, merely a year later, it was pulled from shelves as it contained real samples of the radioactive element Uranium in it.

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  1. Please ignore the long, long article I attached to it. It was the only one that was accepted. If you search up “Atomic Energy Lab”, you’ll find plenty of better articles that aren’t as long.

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