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Fukushima Radiation May Be Lurking In West Coast Kelp Forests
2014-02-05 04:35:01

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With radiation-tainted waters from the Fukushima nuclear disaster expected to wash up on American shores this year, California scientists are taking steps to monitor West Coast waters for radioactivity. According to a U-T San Diego report, researchers from San Diego State University will begin testing kelp beds off the coast of California for radiation levels. The San Diego scientists said hazardous radioisotopes cesium-134 and...

2014-02-04 23:00:32

Senior Health Physicist Matt Smith has become manager of the Dade Moeller Training Academy, which specializes in radiation safety training. Smith has extensive experience in training federal and private sector professionals on radiation safety and detection topics. Richland, Washington (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Matthew H. Smith has assumed the position of Manager of the Dade Moeller Training Academy, which specializes in radiation and occupational safety training. A Senior Health...

2014-02-03 23:24:06

The new NATS EDUC-1510 student radiation counting system provides the ultimate in nuclear lab systems for students studying the characteristics of radiation. It combines the capabilities of multiple systems into a single station with superior software and the most comprehensive teaching laboratory manual for all fundamental nuclear experiments. Middletown, Connecticut (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 NATS Incorporated in Middletown, Connecticut has introduced the latest affordable Nuclear...

2014-02-03 08:27:22

Shareholder Conference Call Scheduled For Tuesday, February 4, at 10:00AM CT IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Isotopes Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: INIS) announces a conference call to review their 2013 preliminary financial results and to discuss the Company's expectations for the performance of its core business segments in 2014. What: International Isotopes Inc. General Business Update When: Tuesday, February 4 at 10:00AM Central Time How: Live via...

2014-01-29 23:28:24

Westinghouse Electric Company welcomes the decision by the Polish government to adopt its new program for nuclear power, which will pave the way for the construction of the country’s first nuclear power plant. This new program corresponds with the aims of the European Commission’s proposed energy and climate objectives to be met by 2030. Warsaw, Poland (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company welcomes yesterday’s decision by the Polish government to adopt its new...

2014-01-09 16:25:05

DUBLIN, January 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tz54gw/european_nuclear) has announced the addition of the "European Radiopharmaceuticals & Stable Isotopes Market 2013-2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tz54gw/european_nuclear ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The therapy market is predominantly driven by its oncologic applications....

2014-01-09 08:22:21

BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bawell brand water ionizer company is committed to raising awareness on issues affecting the environment and humanity's need to reduce its carbon consumption and transition towards a sustainable global "green" economy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140109/FL43263 ) On March 11th 2011 a massive earthquake off the coast of Japan triggered a Tsunami which destroyed the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant leading to meltdowns...

2013-12-23 23:03:45

An industry leader in developing products that provide ultimate protection from modern device radiation has officially opened an exclusive holiday sale. Bradenton Beach, FL (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Representatives with DefenderPad announced today that customers will now be able to take advantage of additional savings during the company’s holiday sale, starting today. “Starting now, we’re hosting a DefenderPad Holiday Sale that will last through January 1, 2014,” a spokesman for...

2013-12-19 12:05:09

This work was recently published in Physical Review Letters In contrast to its apparent simplicity (that brought Einstein his Nobel Prize), the photoelectric effect, when an electron is knocked out from its parent atom by a photon, is quite complicated to analyze in general, especially when the atom contains a large number of electrons. Like the many-body problem in classical mechanics, the quantum many-body problem is very difficult to conceptualize and remains a serious challenge for...


Latest Nuclear physics Reference Libraries

Nuclear Fallout
2013-04-01 10:26:30

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...

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2009-07-17 12:29:12

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...

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2009-07-09 17:39:38

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...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

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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