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The plaintiffs in Fukushima case have called on defendants for reinstating the levels of radioactivity at their homes before the disaster, but the court rejected the request, Kyodo said.
Radionuclides: Water systems monitor for beta particles and photon radioactivity in drinking water.
Sadly, her work on radioactivity was also what ultimately ended her life.
Due to the radioactivity in the area, puppies in the region could be harboring radioactive particles on their fur, according to a new documentary titled Puppies of Chernobyl.
Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Before last week, the confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch seemed like the one place Republicans could take shelter from the radioactivity of President Donald Trump.
The grout is intended to improve the stability of the 360-foot-long (110 meters) tube, which dates to 1956, and help prevent any radioactivity from escaping into the environment.
Previous winners include Marie Curie, known for her pioneering work on radioactivity, and Mario J. Molina, the first person to discover the damaging effect of CFC gases (found in refrigerators and spray cans) on the ozone layer.
The disks were returned so they could be trimmed in size to reduce their radioactivity.
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Origin and Etymology of radioactivity
First Known Use: 1899See Words from the same year
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