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Prairie View A&M And NASA Goddard Collaborate On Radiation Effects Research
2013-11-04 13:54:06

NASA When Alvin Boutte presented his graduate work at the 2010 National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Aerospace Systems Conference in Los Angeles, Calif., he had no idea that he was about to connect with someone that would be instrumental in guiding his career. In attendance was Anthony Sanders from the Applied Engineering and Technology Directorate (AETD) at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md. The radiation engineering work that Boutte did at Prairie View A&M...

Space Weather Impacts Pilots And Airline Passengers
2013-10-27 06:19:50

[ Watch the Video: Pilots And Passengers Absorb Cosmic Rays And Radiation ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Thanks to space weather, airline pilots absorb approximately as much radiation over the course of a year as a nuclear power plant employee, NASA officials revealed on Friday. In fact, according to the US space agency, pilots are classified as “occupational radiation workers” by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) because they fly at heights...

Modeling How Low Energy Electrons Damage DNA May Improve Radiation Therapy
2013-10-25 12:53:32

American Institute of Physics Every day, all day, our DNA gets beaten up by chemicals and radiation -- but remarkably, most of us stay healthy. Now, an investigation by a team of French and Canadian researchers has produced insights into a little-studied but common radiation threat to DNA: low-energy electrons (LEEs), with energies of 0-15 electron volts. The team has devised the first rough model of a close DNA cellular environment under threat from LEEs, revealing for the first time...

2013-10-23 23:19:01

Radiation Detection, Monitoring and Safety Market report categorizes the global market into the segments and sub-segments. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/radiation-protection-market-987.html (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 The "Radiation Detection, Monitoring and Safety Market for Nuclear Power Plants, Homeland Security and Defense, Manufacturing Industry (Geiger Counter, Scintillator, Dosimeter, Area Process, Survey Meter, Portal Monitors) – Trends and Global Forecasts...

2013-10-23 23:02:08

To celebrate the launch of its new website, EMFNews.com is running a 5% price-off promo for the first 100 customers ordering EMF / Nuclear / Detox products from the wide range of brands it carries. Hawaii (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Paul Sean Fitzgerald, owner of EMF News, a resource dedicated to keeping individuals informed about relevant health issues and solutions, proudly unveils EMFNews.com. The new website was developed to share comprehensive information about health problems caused by...

2013-10-21 23:20:59

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: US Proton Therapy Market Analysis to 2017. London (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 According to most Oncologists, about 60% of all cancer patients undergo some sort of radiation therapy during their course of treatment. Despite advances in technology for radiation therapy, a majority of these patients suffer from side effects of traditional radiation treatment. Currently prevalent radio therapy methods like X-Ray/IMRT etc. also cost...

2013-10-16 23:32:51

In light of recent news, All Hands Fire Equipment is announcing the sale of personal radiation detectors. (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 All Hands Fire Equipment, a leading New Jersey fire and safety equipment provider, now offers highly accurate pocket-sized radiation detectors. In light of many news reports on radiation due to the accident at the Fukushima nuclear plant, many people are concerned about radiation and are looking for assurance about safety where they work, live, and play as...

Radiation Fighting Compound Comes From Cabbage, Cauliflower And Broccoli
2013-10-15 05:03:05

[ Watch the Video: Veggie Power During Radiation Treatment For Cancer ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A compound derived from cruciferous vegetables - like cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli - has been shown to protect rats and mice from lethal doses of radiation, according to a new study from Georgetown University Medical Center. Previous studies have shown that the compound, known as DIM (3,3'-diindolylmethane), has been found to have cancer-preventative...


Latest Radioactivity 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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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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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'