Category Archives: Radioactivity

How Japan Can Stop Dumping Radioactive Water in Our Ocean

“The release of radioactivity from Fukushima–both as atmospheric fallout and direct discharges to the ocean–represents the largest accidental release of radiation to the ocean in history,” according to a National Science Foundation synopsis of a study. “As of February 2012, … Continue reading

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Fukoshima Blue Flashes and Neutron Beams = Criticality Accident (Fission)

There are three alarming things observed at Fukoshima, that aren’t getting much US media attention: Blue Flashes, 13 separate Neutron emission detections and radioactive Chlorine.

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Understanding Radioactivity Harm Thresholds (in plain English)

Do you understand the nuclear radioactivity levels resulting from the Japanese nuclear plant crisis? Can you figure out how much radioactivity is dangerous? This article explains the three major ways radioactivity is measured, to help you compare the numbers reported … Continue reading

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Radiation or Radioactivity ?

Mainstream news stories almost always confuse radiation and radioactive (materials), which are significantly different things. Radiation means visible light and its cousins: electromagnetic waves including X-rays, gamma rays and radio waves.   Radioactive means those physical materials which emit ionizing … Continue reading

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