Background Radiation

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First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Product marking

The present invention relates to a method for the authentication of a product, comprising providing said product with at least one marker, wherein said marker is a phosphorescent marker selected from a set of m phosphorescent markers each having a different ... [Published Free Patents Online - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

The Big Future: Can we colonize Mars?

Mars has been seeing a lot of action lately, between NASA's string of rovers and new projects from Elon Musk and Mars One. But what would it take to set up a permanent settlement there? Could humans survive in such a harsh and alien setting? In this week's ... [Published The Verge - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Radiation - All around you

Radiation can be a common concern for many women who are considering a mammogram. But what exactly is radiation, and how does it really affect us? Here's everything you need to know about radiation, your body, and mammography. What is radiation? Radiation ... [Published Asiaone - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

These Are The Sleepiest Parts Of The Internet

New York City is the city that never sleeps, and if a new study from the University of Southern California’s Viterbi School of Engineering is any indication, it’s home to plenty of active Internet connections around the clock. But there are plenty ... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Device Enhances Blasting Pot Safety

BLACK BEAUTY® GLASSA 100% post-consumer bottle glass abrasive from a company you can trust.Toll Free: 1-888-733-3646VacLance cleans up as you workAdd vacuum recovery to any NLB rotating water jet lance with a VacLance attachment and vacuum source. Model ... [Published PaintSquare - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Student’s research examines radioactivity of the sky

St. Olaf News Tweet October 13, 2014St. Olaf College student Emily Witt ‘17 spent her summer researching the radioactivity of the sky with other undergraduates at the University of Chicago’s Materials Research Science and Engineering Center.Witt ... [Published St. Olaf College - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Nobel Prize-winner to speak to Great Falls seniors

Nobel Prize-winning physicist John Mather will be the featured speaker at the Great Falls Senior Center’s November luncheon, to be held on Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 11 a.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 1020 Springvale Road.Dr. Mather received the ... [Published Inside Nova - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Blue light special

We always enjoy reading about the winners of the Nobel Prizes, but we're particularly lit up by this year's physics winners.The prize was awarded Tuesday to a trio of scientists whose work developing elusive blue light-emitting diodes has revolutionized ... [Published Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Russian Scientists Take Water Samples from Near Fukushima Nuclear Plant

MOSCOW, October 3 (RIA Novosti) - Russian scientists from the research vessel Professor Khlyustin, studying the consequences of the Fukushima disaster, have taken samples of water not far from the territorial waters of Japan, the Khlopin Radium Institute, ... [Published Russia Profile - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Albertini: Mauna Kea Park & Hawaii Island contaminated with military radiation?

(Reader Opinions Disclaimer: This column allows members of the community to share their opinions and views, which do not necessarily reflect those of Hawaii 24/7, its staff, sponsors or anyone other than the writer. Hawaii 24/7 reserves the right to refuse ... [Published Hawaii 24/7 - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Speaking Event: Eyewitness Fukushima: John Steinbach

When & WhereBerkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall, 1924 Bonita (@Cedar), BerkeleySeptember 28, 2014 - 7:00pmContactJohn Steinbach, veteran antinuclear activist and Co-Coordinator of the Hiroshima/Nagasaki Peace Committee has just returned ... [Published Global Exchange - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Radiation Safety Law to Expand, But Did It Miss The Mark?

For four months after California’s radiation safety law took effect, radiologists with Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center verbally dictated dose information from CT scans into each patient’s radiology report.The manual dictation wasn’t difficult. “But ... [Published Diagnostic Imaging - Sep 25 2014]

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...said Lee, POLARBEAR principal investigator, UC Berkeley professor of physics and faculty scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). "Also, we have shown you can measure the basic signal that will enable very sensitive es for neutrino mass and the evolution of dark energy."
...They flip through old newspapers and find Communist Party IDID cards. "It's a time capsule," says one visitor. "If you want to see how it was in the USSR 30 years ago, you can go to the Chernobyl Zone."
...emitted radio-frequency radiation using a radio telescope, with a dish upup to perhaps 100 m across, rather than the smaller version they will use. "You could easily find much bigger mirrors in the world" he says. Döbrich points out that in terms of optical measurements, their mirror is a very good choice
...Said Dr Yeoh: "This is a specialised area, and we need to ensure a critical mass of scientists to build expertise."

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POLARBEAR Seeks Cosmic Answers In Microwave Pol... [Published Red Orbit - Oct 23 2014]
POLARBEAR seeks cosmic answers in microwave pol... [Published Noodls - Oct 21 2014]
Product marking [Published Free Patents Online - Oct 21 2014]
Finally detected? Elusive dark matter may be st... [Published PrisonPlanet - Oct 19 2014]
Finally detected? Elusive dark matter may be st... [Published Russia Today - Oct 19 2014]
Sex, drugs and radiation [Published The Independent - Oct 17 2014]
The Big Future: Can we colonize Mars? [Published The Verge - Oct 16 2014]
These Are The Sleepiest Parts Of The Internet [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Oct 15 2014]
Radiation - All around you [Published Asiaone - Oct 15 2014]
Device Enhances Blasting Pot Safety [Published PaintSquare - Oct 14 2014]
Student’s research examines radioactivity of th... [Published St. Olaf College - Oct 14 2014]
Dark matter could light up giant mirror [Published Physicsworld.com - Oct 13 2014]
Nobel Prize-winner to speak to Great Falls seniors [Published Inside Nova - Oct 11 2014]
Blue light special [Published Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Oct 11 2014]
McLean/Great Falls Notes, 10/9/14 edition [Published Inside Nova - Oct 10 2014]
Pre-election smear machine goes crazy [Published WorldNetDaily - Oct 10 2014]
Iluka Resources : Background Information Dispos... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 09 2014]
PandaX Team Report First Dark Matter Search Data [Published Asian Scientist - Oct 09 2014]
Fukushima's Children Aren't Dying [Published New American - Oct 06 2014]
US NRC Blog Update: REFRESH: Do Not Fear Your S... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Oct 06 2014]
Move to ensure nuclear security [Published Asiaone - Oct 04 2014]
Russian Scientists Take Water Samples from Near... [Published Russia Profile - Oct 03 2014]
Albertini: Mauna Kea Park & Hawaii Island conta... [Published Hawaii 24/7 - Oct 03 2014]
Graduate profile: Stephen Scully, PhD candidate... [Published Irish Times - Oct 03 2014]
Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Join ABC7 and ta... [Published KGO San Francisco - Oct 01 2014]
First dark matter search results from Chinese u... [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 30 2014]
No Signs of Dark Matter Yet from the World's De... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Sep 30 2014]
Manhattan Ep. 10 Recap: The Understudy [Published Popular Mechanics - Sep 30 2014]
Cattaraugus Creek is center of attention [Published Springville Journal - Sep 27 2014]
Speaking Event: Eyewitness Fukushima: John Stei... [Published Global Exchange - Sep 26 2014]
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These Are The Sleepiest Parts Of The Internet [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Oct 15 2014]
New York City is the city that never sleeps, and if a new study from the University of Southern California’s Viterbi School of Engineering is any indication, it’s home to plenty of active Internet connections around the clock. But there are plenty ...
US NRC Blog Update: REFRESH: Do Not Fear Your S... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Oct 06 2014]
REFRESH: Do Not Fear Your Smoke Detector – It Could Save Your Life 2 Comments Posted by Moderator on October 6, 2014Maureen ConleyPublic Affairs Officer We sometimes get calls from people worried about radiation from smoke detectors in their homes. ...
Spectroscopy Now For the Everyman [Published Depleted Cranium - Sep 18 2014]
For those who don’t know, I have a bit of a side hobby fixing and using radiation detection equipment, such as Geiger counters. If you’re not into amateur science and nuclear science/energy, this may not seem very exciting. Geiger counters and other ...
GOP candidate asks residents to mail him their pee [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Aug 20 2014]
In the run-up to this fall’s rematch against Rep. Pete DeFazio (D-Ore.), Republican Art Robinson is making an unusual ask. “My name is Art Robinson,” read one of the mailers he sent to 500,000 Oregon residents in March. “I am a scientist who has lived ...
GOP Candidate Asks Residents to Mail Him Their Pee [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Aug 20 2014]
In the run-up to this fall's rematch against Rep. Pete DeFazio (D-Ore.), Republican Art Robinson is making an unusual ask. "My name is Art Robinson," read one of the mailers he sent to 500,000 Oregon residents in March. "I am a scientist who has lived ...
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