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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...

2013-12-16 23:21:14

‘Carbon Dating, Cold Fusion, and a Curve Ball’ presents new scientific theories in line with Bible. Minneapolis (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 In his new book “Carbon Dating, Cold Fusion, and a Curve Ball” (published by Trafford Publishing) author David D. Moon presents to readers a groundbreaking theory that challenges traditional scientific dating methods and attempts to bring science into line with the Bible. Moon explains: “Modern scientific discoveries of what’s called cold...

Mars Rock Dating Analysis
2013-12-13 10:15:24

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While scientists have analyzed the age of rock samples from other planetary bodies before, the work has always been performed on Earth. Now, an international team of scientists has announced the first-ever geological analysis of a rock sample performed on another celestial body – Mars. According to a report in the journal Science Express, the on-planet analysis could lead to a greater understanding of Mars’ geologic history and the...

2013-12-12 23:25:10

Westinghouse Electric Company and Toshiba Corporation welcome the decision of Bulgarian Energy Holding EAD to enter into exclusive talks to advance the opportunity to develop and construct an AP1000® nuclear power plant for Kozloduy Unit 7 in Kozloduy, Bulgaria. SOFIA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company and Toshiba Corporation welcome the decision of Bulgarian Energy Holding EAD (BEH EAD) to enter into exclusive talks to advance the opportunity to develop and...

2013-12-10 23:28:58

Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that Kernkraftwerk Leibstadt AG has decided to extend its fuel contract with Westinghouse for manufacturing and delivery of fuel to the nuclear power plant in Leibstadt, Switzerland. BRUSSELS (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that Kernkraftwerk Leibstadt AG has decided to extend its fuel contract with Westinghouse for manufacturing and delivery of reload fuel to the nuclear power plant in Leibstadt,...


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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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