radium atom and polyatomic molecule (IMAGE) University of California - Santa Barbara Caption A radium atom and polyatomic molecule are held between the electrodes of an ion trap. Jayich’s team will use the radium molecule to search for time symmetry violation. Credit Max Ladabaum Usage Restrictions For Use with Credit License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.