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nuclear fallout
2015-05-12 10:29:19

Scientists have proposed that fallout from hundreds of nuclear weapons tests in the late 1940s to early 1960s could be used to mark the dawn of the new geological age.

2015-04-02 23:04:40

Hybrid TV brings the all new Plutonium Virtual Tracking System to NAB 2015.

dv1282007
2015-02-15 10:53:02

All bombs are terrifying, but just what is the difference between the two big boy bombs - the H-bomb and the A-bomb?

supernova
2015-01-20 12:35:17

Extraterrestrial dust on the ocean floor could radically alter our understanding of supernovae, according new research published online Tuesday by the journal Nature Communications.

2014-04-15 12:21:47

Special Algorithm Coupled with Commercial X-ray Scanners May Enable Detection of Small Amounts of Fissile Materials in Luggage WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

2013-12-18 13:12:39

The latest episode in the American Chemical Society's (ACS') award-winning Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions podcast series features a new design for a highly sensitive device that can detect the radioactive materials uranium and plutonium in waste water.

2013-11-06 11:15:37

The researchers, from the University of Sheffield's Faculty of Engineering, have shown that mixing plutonium-contaminated waste with blast furnace slag and turning it into glass reduces its volume by 85-95 per cent.

2012-06-11 18:26:49

A University of Alberta team has made an important breakthrough in the race to find a viable replacement for supply of technetium-99m, an important isotope produced by Canada's Chalk River reactor.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.