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2013-07-24 23:22:48

MarketResearch.com announces the addition of a new market research report in Energy & Resources to their product offering: Radiation Detection, Monitoring & Safety Market for Nuclear Power Plants, Homeland Security & Defense, Manufacturing Industry (Geiger Counter, Scintillator, Dosimeter, Area Process, Survey Meter, Portal Monitors) – Trends & Global Forecasts to 2017; http://www.marketresearch.com/land/product.asp?productid=7658204&progid=85635 Rockville, MD...

2012-12-08 05:00:09

Berkeley Nucleonics, an authority in the nuclear science community, is offering an educational introduction to Nuclear Scintillation Detectors in an online training module. Scintillation detectors are woven into the fabric of many nuclear applications. From medicine to industrial process controls to power, the nuclear community is increasingly addressing world concerns. San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 Berkeley Nucleonics, an authority in the nuclear science community, is offering...

2012-07-04 01:53:23

Using the compound eyes of the humble moth as their inspiration, an international team of physicists has developed new nanoscale materials that could someday reduce the radiation dosages received by patients getting X-rayed, while improving the resolution of the resulting images. The work, led by Yasha Yi-a professor of the City University of New York, who is also affiliated with Massachusetts Institute of Technology and New York University-was published today in the Optical Society's...

Novel Radiation Surveillance Technology Could Help Thwart Nuclear Terrorism
2012-05-01 12:32:42

Homeland security Among terrorism scenarios that raise the most concern are attacks involving nuclear devices or materials. For that reason, technology that can effectively detect smuggled radioactive materials is considered vital to U.S. security. To support the nation's nuclear-surveillance capabilities, researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) are developing ways to enhance the radiation-detection devices used at ports, border crossings, airports and elsewhere. The...

2011-11-09 10:42:57

By combining three layers of detection into one new device, a team of researchers from Japan has proposed a new way to monitor radiation levels at power plant accident sites. The device would be more economical that using different devices to measure different types of radiation, and could limit the exposure times of clean-up workers by taking three measurements simultaneously. Radioactive decay produces three flavors of emissions: alpha, beta, and gamma. Alpha particles comprise 2...

2011-03-26 00:00:30

Our colleagues in Japan are on the ground measuring Gamma Radation using the like of Berkeley Nucleonics PRDs and Isotope Identifiers. We are please to report that the background levels are still normal as of March 23, 2011 8:00AM PST. San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2011 Our colleagues in Japan are on the ground measuring Gamma Radation using the like of Berkeley Nucleonics PRDs and Isotope Identifiers. We are please to report that the background levels are still normal as of March 23,...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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