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How do we know that Radioactivity is actually harmful?

It’s almost five years since the earthquake-tsunami and the Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan, and I’ve been wondering about nuclear power and radioactive radiation that is allegedly very harmful to us. 820 more words



They were translucent, towers

Hard as steel, and made of glass

Stretching toward the sky, glowing

Those who lived inside, people

Fragile as butterfly wings… 96 more words


#219 #48in48 #Science #Radon

I read this article on radioactive waste from fracking being dumped illegally:

State Finalizes $95K Fine for Radioactive Dump at Landfill

By Associated Press • 17 hours ago… 1,016 more words


Moving planned nuclear-waste bunker on Lake Huron would cost $2.4B: OPG report

TORONTO – Relocating a nuclear-waste bunker from its currently proposed site on Lake Huron would cost billions of dollars, take decades to execute, and increase health and environmental risks, according to a new report by the project’s proponent. 619 more words


Acoustic, Yet Radioactive 

Sirius/XM satellite radio might be the greatest invention of all time. If talk radio is your thing, they’ve got you covered. News? Covered. Traffic and weather? 201 more words

Russian Mistakes Cause Worries About Nuclear Reactors in Belarus -- Since the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, Belarus has reason to watch Russian nuke workers carefully


DEC. 27, 2016, 3:09 P.M. E.S.T.

MINSK, Belarus — The company in charge of building Belarus’ first nuclear power plant says its Russian-made nuclear reactor has grazed an electricity transmission tower while being transported. 1,328 more words