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Bizarre Spike of Radiation Detected in Helsinki’s Air

Recently an “unusually high amount” of radioactivity was detected over Helsinki, the capital of Finland. It was confirmed by the officials from the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK) that 4,000 microbecquerels of the radioactive isotope caesium-137 per cubic meter of air had been detected by their rooftop air sampler […]

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Image credit: Radio Free Europe. A fox has achieved internet fame by constructing a super-sandwich

A Fox Makes a Bacon Sandwich

When you read a science fiction, you would notice that exposure to radiation could enable characters to have superpowers. However, it is actually correct in scientific sense, because if you are exposed to too much radiation, it would be more likely to get cancer or show the acute radiation syndrome in regard to […]

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Veritasium Adventure in Some of the Most Radioactive Places in the World

If you are asked to illustrate some radioactive locations, you might think of Chernobyl or Fukushima. After watching this video from Veritasium, you would be aware that the following locations are not as radioactive as you think previously, such Marie Curie’s laboratory and Albert Einstein’s apartment as well as uranium […]

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