The Chernobyl Disaster of 1986 caused a lot of radiation damage to life around the area for miles. Yet a recent study proves that the regional vegetation is still extant which is strange indeed.
Mar 27 2014, 11:33am CDT
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Mar 16 2014, 11:11pm CDT
Source: CBS Philly
SMYRNA, Del. (CBS) – Delawareans who live or work near the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations can pick up potassium iodide (KI) tablets for free at two locations this summer.
The new KI tablets will replace previous tablets handed out in the area that expire beginning in September 2014 and are available at the Volunteer Hose Fire Company in Middletown on July 31st (noon to 8 p.m.) and at the Appoquinimink State Service Center in Middletown on Aug. 28 (from 9 a.m. to 4 p ...
Full article at: CBS Philly
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“Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.” -Alexander Graham Bell
The Sun, contrary to what you might normally think about it, isn’t a constant, uniform source of radiation. It has an active surface, replete with temperature variations, sunspots, and occasionally a large flare or mass ejection.
Image credit: NASA / GSFC / SDO.
But on very rare occasion, a flare like this makes it way through space and just happens t ...
Full article at: ScienceBlogs
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The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution launched a crowd-sourced and crowd-funded project yesterday to monitor...
Jan 15 2014, 1:11pm CST
Source: NBC News
Wild monkeys living near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant were affected by the meltdown, ...
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Monkeys near the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant have lower blood cell counts than cousins living further away, possibly because of radiation exposure, a study ...
Full article at: PhysOrg.com
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