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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,
Mr. Monteau lectures in three separate sessions on the subjects of Financial Assurance for Materials Licensees and Health Physicist Liability.
A new study reveals that a quantum effect known to be the key in stellar physics may also be the missing piece in space chemistry.
This report studies the global Radiation Detection, Monitoring and Safety Market for nuclear power plants, homeland security & defense and the manufacturing industry over the forecast period
The BTL and BCSI teams have been working hard to design, fabricate, assemble and test, the first 70Mev Cyclotron in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Vancouver, British
A leading laptop radiation shield company, DefenderPad’s product, which blocks ELF and RF radiation, can now be purchased in the SkyMall catalog. (PRWEB) June
New research suggests that the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant two years ago increased the amount of radioactive strontium on the east coast of Japan by as much as one-hundred times their normal levels.
Nuclear fallout, or just simply fallout, known also as Black Rain, is the residual radioactive material that is propelled into the upper atmosphere after a nuclear black or a nuclear reaction that is conducted in an unshielded facility. It is so called because it "fall out" of the sky after the explosion and the shock wave have passed. It most commonly refers to the radioactive dust and ash that is created when a nuclear weapon explodes, but such dust can also come from a damaged nuclear...
Fermium is a synthetic, radioactive metallic element. It has the symbol Fm and atomic number 100. It is an element in the actinide series. It is named after nuclear physicist Enrico Fermi. Fermium became the eighth transuranic (having an atomic number greater than 92) element discovered. It was first discovered in 1952 by a team of scientists led by Albert Ghiorso. They found fermium-255 in debris of the first hydrogen bomb explosion from Operation Ivy. Fermium-255 was created when...
Americium is a synthetic radioactive metallic element. The symbol for Americium is Am and the atomic number is 95. Americium is an actinide that was first isolated by Glenn T. Seaborg in 1944 while attacking plutonium with neutrons. It became the fourth transuranic (having an atomic number greater than 92) element to be discovered. It was named for the Americas. It is widely used in commercial smoke-detectors and different types of industrial gauges. Americium in its pure state has a...
Solar Radiation -- Solar radiation is radiant energy emitted by the sun due to nuclear fusion reactions. Fusion is the process whereby stars produce huge quantities of energy from the fusion of hydrogen or helium, in one of the most efficient processes of energy generation. The radiation referred to is usually electromagnetic energy, particularly infrared radiation, visible light, and ultraviolet. Some stars are known to emit radiation of other wavelengths. Solar neutrinos are a...
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