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2013-09-24 23:37:33

Radiation protection firm Dade Moeller is pleased to share the Health Physics Society’s announcement of the recipients of its 2013-2014 Dade W. Moeller Scholarship for studies in health physics. Richland, WA (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Radiation protection firm Dade Moeller is pleased to share the Health Physics Society’s announcement of the recipients of its 2013-2014 Dade W. Moeller Scholarship for studies in health physics. Dade Moeller sponsors the Health Physics Society’s Dade...

2013-06-30 23:18:24

Nuclear Risk Specialists (NRS), an affiliate member of the Health Physics Society, will be in booth #207 at the Monona Center during all exhibit hours Monday through Wednesday. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 Headquartered in suburban Chicago, NRS (http://www.nurisk.net) provides risk services, insurance and surety products for individuals, companies and organizations in the nuclear technology industry. Its dedicated team of professionals combines over a century of experience in...

2013-06-30 23:17:54

Mr. Monteau lectures in three separate sessions on the subjects of Financial Assurance for Materials Licensees and Health Physicist Liability. Recent regulatory changes in decommissioning rules make these two topics of special interest and importance to RSO’s, CFO’s and Consultants. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 David Monteau, President of Nuclear Risk Specialists (NRS) will be a speaker at the 58th Annual Meeting of the Health Physics Society. Mr. Monteau’s topics...

2009-11-30 13:42:53

Radon is a colorless and odorless radioactive gas that is produced by the radioactive decay of radium. Radium is a product of uranium decay and is found in trace amounts naturally in nearly all rocks, soils, and groundwater as well as building materials, plants, animals, and the human body. Radon concentration is expressed as the amount of radiation that would be emitted by radon and its decay products in a liter of air; thus the units are picocuries per liter (pCi/L). The American Cancer...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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