Dating in the 1940s
In many cases, the daughter nuclide itself is radioactive, resulting in a decay chain, eventually ending with the formation of a stable (nonradioactive) daughter nuclide; each step in such a chain is characterized by a distinct half-life.In these cases, usually the half-life of interest in radiometric dating is the longest one in the chain, which is the rate-limiting factor in the ultimate transformation of the radioactive nuclide into its stable daughter.Über-embellishment and major cocktail jewels made Barbara Stanwyck look like a total screen goddess in 1941, along with her perfectly curled ‘do. Rita Hayworth works a printed bikini, huge sun hat and peep-toe heels. These midi-length skirts couldn’t be more on trend, and these women in Paris demonstrate the timeless look perfectly. Lauren looks flawless in this thigh-split satin gown in 1944.We could totally see Angelina Jolie wearing this vintage wonder.
A particular isotope of a particular element is called a nuclide. That is, at some point in time, an atom of such a nuclide will undergo radioactive decay and spontaneously transform into a different nuclide.
The collection – featuring gorgeous full skirts and waist-cinching jackets – was Dior’s first and became forever known as the ‘New Look’, after Ava Gardner was one of the decade’s most successful (and beautiful) actresses.
Here she is in 1944, showcasing the beauty of a belted waist and a chic neckerchief; both of which were key 1940s fashion trends.
An original 1940s fashion pin-up, Bette Davis works a blue gown in this seductive shot, taken in 1943, perfectly paired with a full red lip.
Princess Grace of Monaco always looked flawlessly chic – even as a teen model back in 1947.
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