Curium-244 detected for first time outside Fukushima plant – Requires lead shield 20 times thicker than Plutonium-238

Published: June 14th, 2011 at 10:32 am ET
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Curium: As compared to a competing thermoelectric generator isotope such as 238Pu [Plutonium-238], 244Cm [Curium-244] emits a 500 time greater fluence of neutrons, and its higher gamma emission requires a shield that is 20 times thicker — about 2 inches of lead for a 1 kW source, as compared to 0.1 in for 238Pu.

TEPCO Press Release, June 11, 2011:

[...] Since plutonium and uranium were detected from the samples at the 3 periodic sampling spots collected on April 11 and 25, we conducted americium and curium analyses. As a result,  americium 241, curium 242, 243, and 244 were detected as shown in the attachment 3.

Today, we informed the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency and the government of Fukushima Prefecture of the results.

First out of the first nuclear power plant site in the town trace curium Hukushima Ookuma, Kyodo, June 13, 2011:

Google Translation

Ministry of Education, approximately two primary – the first from the soil collected in the town Hukuzima Ookuma 3 km Fukushima, announced that it has detected trace amounts of radioactive curium. Outside the premises at the primary site has been detected for the first time. The ministry “has been released to the outside by accident. But internal exposure to radionuclides that need attention,” he explained.

Curium was believed to be from this time with the operation of the reactor plutonium. Detected in soil collected on May 1 and April 29 at the point of the town Ookuma 2. On the other hand, even trace amounts of americium were detected from the soil, the ministry is “a small amount detected in the atmosphere by nuclear tests in the past” has said.

Via tsutsuji at the Physics Forum:

Low concentrations of curium were found in soil samplings in Okuma town 2 or 3 km away from the plant. This is the first time curium is found outside of the plant. It is a by-product of plutonium. The Education and Science ministry says it is a concern for internal exposure.

Published: June 14th, 2011 at 10:32 am ET
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103 comments to Curium-244 detected for first time outside Fukushima plant – Requires lead shield 20 times thicker than Plutonium-238

  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    Curium-244..who would have thought? (sarcasm)


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  • CaliMom

    Curium??!! This is so exciting! Every day, we get to review a new element from the periodic chart. I wonder where this one deposits???…bone, blood, muscles, brain tissue?? I’m still trying to get my head around Neptunium. So depressing.


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  • jump-ball

    We’ll all be OK as long as toxic levels of EnDurium remain below normal.


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  • Stacy

    I just wanted to say thanks to those that help run this site and those that leave relevant links and information. For the most part, my friends and neighbors think we are paranoid / over-reacting but that does not mean that I don’t continue to look for “real” information or try to act in a reasonable manner to take care of ourselves.

    All of you, with your input, caring and taking time to research are like patriots to me and, on behalf of my family, THANK YOU!


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  • ocifferdave

    Imagine walking around with 2 inch lead trousers, shoes, hat, gloves, and jacket. I would be…EXTREMELY BUFF. Positive spin! Happy happy joy joy.


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  • Rosie

    I’m just wondering if anyone has phoned their newspaper to ask why it’s not being reported on? I phoned the Times (London) and was told it was an editorial decision and didn’t get any further. I feel like phoning again and making a nuisance of myself. The way they make me feel, I end up wondering if I’m barking mad.


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    • Erin

      Great idea to call the papers and ask why they’re not reporting or under-reporting the crisis! I totally understand your feelings, but there might be a better way to pressure them to increase coverage.

      Letters to the editor can be an effective tool of change at the newspaper editorial level. It takes a flood of them to enact any real change, but every letter makes them aware that their position is becoming untenable. Most papers have a limit, such as once a month, that they will publish an individual writer, but that gives you one letter a month to try to change their and the public’s hearts and minds. A paper like the London Times can reach a huge audience, so I’d suggest giving that a try.

      Erin


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      • You’re a wealth of good ideas.

        Keep ‘em comin!
        ————————————-
        TIME OUT

        Everyone remember to be happy. (It’ll boost your immunity and make TEPCO happy as well). [sarcasm]

        I did have another idea, while we’re all being killed off:

        Support TEPCO – with all your might.

        That way, they’ll do better work, and might be more amenable to releasing accurate figures. (Keep your enemies close). We, and the Japanese, are all in this together. We all need to find the solutions. The more we open up a rift, the more we get to a “them” and “us” situation which only engenders suspicion and conflict. It should be “we”.

        Also, we could write a letter to TEPCO, if anyone is game.

        Softly softly catchee monkey.

        I guess it comes under motivationa theory or something: how do you motivate someone – a worker, a student, a child?

        Berating, shouting and beating has its limits, with negative side-effects. Encouragement and support, though almost unthinkable, might get us the world we want, with positive side-effects.
        —————————————

        *Pu239 retreats behind barricade…


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      • Rosie

        Thanks Erin – that’s great advice which I will act on straightaway.


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    • Stacy

      I did send in that question as well as a letter to the White House on the same topic (media blackout). Got no response…


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      • Whoopie Whoopie

        I write weekly. Never get a response.


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        • Cataclysmic Cataclysmic

          Indeed.. I have contacted representatives of both parties in my state, and the DNC directly… I also reply to every email request for help on this next election the same way… NO VOTE FOR NUKES! All responses from the politicals are the same, regardless of party, “…we must have nuclear energy for our energy policy…” well, it doesn’t produce jobs, capitalism has said no… no loan, no insurance and no way without tons of public money.. Japan has new tax to help Tepco (profit company) pay for this mess… so how do budget cutters rectify their positions? Where is that stupid mother bear in all this? oh.. self promoting while the cubs die… with the rest of our worthless elected officials…


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    • tony wilson

      call the bbc make an official complaint.
      they told me thehy had very few calls asking about japan news…

      YOU CAN LEAVE A MESSAGE ASKING FOR THE EDITORS OF THE TODAY SHOW AND NEWSNIGHT TO RESIGN FOR WILLFUL JOURNALISTIC NEGLECT AND COVER UP OF THE BIGGEST WORLD HEALTH ISSUE IN HISTORY.


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  • CaliMom

    The new element of the day, boys and girls. Please memorize and there will be a quiz at the end of the day, or before another element is discovered around Fukushima, whichever comes first.

    Owing to its high radioactivity, curium and its compounds must be handled in appropriate laboratories under special arrangements. Whereas curium itself mostly emits α-particles which are absorbed by thin layers of common materials, some of its decay products emit significant fractions of beta and gamma radiation, which require a more elaborate protection.[44] If consumed, curium is excreted within a few days and only 0.05% is absorbed in the blood. From there, about 45% goes to the liver, 45% to the bones, and the remaining 10% is excreted. In the bone, curium accumulates on the inside of the interfaces to the bone marrow and does not significantly redistribute with time; its radiation destroys bone marrow and thus stops red blood cell creation. The biological half-life of curium is about 20 years in the liver and 50 years in the bones.[44][46] Curium is absorbed in the body much more strongly via inhalation, and the allowed total dose of 244Cm in soluble form is 0.3 μC.[12] Intravenous injection of 242Cm and 244Cm containing solutions to rats increased the incidence of bone tumor, and inhalation promoted pulmonary and liver cancer.[44]


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    • Stacy

      Thanks for the great information!


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    • With all this unacceptable evil permanently around us,our respective rulers must be awakened by us post haste to shut down nukes and isolate them from the damaged biosphere now. Also the only research and application by the nuke industry that must be allowed should be on nuke wastes and how the wastes so far produced can be safely contained from generation to generation. All other human profit making activity and change must have this as the bottom line. How about all of us petitioning the leaders of the world on this on a war footing?
      No more nukes.Better late than never. In India we are still sleeping. Oh Lord help me in awakening myself to change!
      You foolish rulers! Life is not due to your generosity; nor are we the submissive type. We will fight to get back our rights till the last drop of our blood, if strontium 90, curium and its daughters and other evils willing(Hope we can design our lives around them till such time the campaign is successful).


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    • mikael

      And this Halflife/time notion is a bitt missleading, the decay is exponential, not linear.


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  • farawayfan farawayfan

    Thanks for the timely release in June of that report from April.


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  • SteveMT

    Layman’s logic: So where there is curium…that faraway, there is also plutonium, uranium, and every other possible radioactive element of lighter atomic weight. Am I missing something?


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  • alasanon

    http://squall.sfsu.edu/gif/jetstream_h12_00.gif

    http://squall.sfsu.edu/gif/jetstream_loop.gif

    Looks like California is finally catching a break from direct from Japan Jet Stream coverage for the next few days!…Yea!! (make hay while the sun shines!) And congrats to all those graduating from college out there this weekend! :)


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    • moonshellblue moonshellblue

      That is good news as there was a massive vapor display from the ongoing volcanic steam on 6/14/11. I know fog rolls in from time to time but this was something else. Just wonder if anyone else noticed how intense the steam/vapor was on 6/14.


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      • Cindy

        Yes, I saw it . It was a timelaps video of fog rolling in , and the flashes, must have been car headlights or other types of momentary used lights, which appeared as flashes on the time lapse ..

        Nothing to worry about …


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        • moonshellblue moonshellblue

          I agree it was probably a slow moving fog rolling in but the light was what caught my attention. Anyway, I sure if it was something more than for radiation numbers will be an indication. Thus any significant rise, etc. Sorry, I”m not one to call Wolf as I’ve witnessed this so many times. Once again it was the flashes of light which confused me and that was probably camera adjustment. Thanks and no worries.


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        • I saw it and it was not car lights or rolling in fog.

          The radiation levels for Phoenix have been rising for 3 days and now are at record levels. Denver has also been rising. Most of LA has been “under review”

          You doth protest too much


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          • Rica E

            For all of us on the westcoast, I believe this is going to be one Hell of a fir season. Our forrests have been hammered with magnesium from chemtrails and now a huge list of possibilities from fuku. Making any forrest fire into satans sauna! As logic would lead anyone this should turn up in growthrings rite, as trees are our recordkeepers. Cesium 137 was recently found in a sample taken from a tree 50 miles away from the decomissioned humbolt reactor. It shows clearly a massive release in 1964. So every log of firewood in the area that is burned in camp or woodstove or forrest fire be comes a mini replay of the original release for 250 years. Until now its an infinite waiting game.


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      • Oh yes, we all saw it.

        2011.06.14 00:00-01:00 / 福島原発ライブカメラ (Live Fukushima Nuclear Plant Cam)
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-EDceWFovc

        2011.06.14 02:00-03:00 / 福島原発ライブカメラ (Live Fukushima Nuclear Plant Cam)
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CrffE86ewYw

        2011.06.14 03:00-04:00 / 福島原発ライブカメラ (Live Fukushima Nuclear Plant Cam)
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vThV0k3IZEc&feature=related


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      • Arizonan Arizonan

        I looked at it and eventually became convinced that it was something to do with fog, even though it looked very dramatic.


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        • NoPrevarication NoPrevarication

          I don’t see how anyone could have watched that YouTube video of the multiple explosions last night and concluded it must have been fog. It was incredibly dramatic.


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    • alasanon

      I consider it major, shocking news if CA catches a multi-day break on this map:
      http://squall.sfsu.edu/gif/jetstream_loop.gif
      (and now with family graduation ceremonies!…if I only could get them to prepare :( ) help! I wish the Californians I knew were not so happy-go-lucky.


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    • Cataclysmic Cataclysmic

      @alasanon… I am happy our nation’s food basket is getting a bit of a break, and you and yours will have a chance to see the sky without all the crap…me and mine are gonna get some in WA… do you notice that your eyes sting on days when the fall out is over your area? I sure do… I have also noticed oddities in our produce from CA… it just doesn’t look right.. when you chat with the produce guy… he looks worried and says it sure is interesting…


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    • Sickputer

      http://squall.sfsu.edu/gif/jetstream_h12_00.gif

      Looks like one of the mutant dogs from Will Smith’s Legend drooling over Nebraska. Hah!


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  • fuckyoushima

    do not hold yourself hostage to the ignorance of others.

    prepare now or panic later.

    choose.

    the impending japanese economic implosion is hastened by news releases like this.


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  • moonshellblue moonshellblue

    There is a plethora of goodies “Additionally Iodine, Cesium, Tellurium, Barium, Niobium, Ruthenium, Molybdenum, Technetium, Lanthanum, Beryllium, Silver have been detected from the sample of soil at the site of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station collected on 21st, 22nd, 25th and 28th of March.”


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    • SteveMT

      And don’t forget the possibility of finding Neptunium-237 half-life 2.1M years. Ugh.

      Neptunium is found in reactors as a by-product of plutonium production from uranium-238 (about one part neptunium is produced for every 1,000 parts plutonium). All neptunium isotopes are radioactive; the stablest is neptunium-237, with a half-life of 2,144,000 years, and among the most unstable is neptunium-225, with a half-life of more than 2 microseconds.

      http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/409395/neptunium-237


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      • lowmoral

        So SteveMT.
        After reading your post it implies that I have plenty of time to breath some of the poisons coming from the reactors. I do not need to rush directly out to the park before everyone else sucks up the other particles before me. correct?

        I think I will just wait till the crowd disappears so I do not have all the hassles :)


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        • SteveMT

          If you are in Japan, grimly, yes. There will be plenty of time, and plenty to go around if things get worse. Waiting to go for a walk maybe beneficial because neptunium and curium are alpha emitters. Once it is in someone, the particle is shielded by that person; it doesn’t come out easily…also very grim.


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      • DuckNCover

        But the “key word” here is possibility …of finding.


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    • DuckNCover

      I see your “quotes” but missed which article this list of bad elements was from???


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  • alasanon

    “The biological half-life of curium is about 20 years in the liver and 50 years in the bones.[44][46] Curium is absorbed in the body much more strongly via inhalation…” :( per Wikipedia.

    And don’t forget Californium, named for the University of, often found with Curium isotopes… The most stable form, 251Cf has a half-life of 898 years!…now residing in California?


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  • fireguyjeff fireguyjeff

    @Stacy

    The willfully ignorant neighbor problem is the norm for those of us who are willing to paradigm shift and let go of so many of the goofy concepts we were taught as children….and by TV/newspaper as adults.

    Another thing to consider is that the denial is a survival mechanism of sorts. Not all that different than people blocking conscious memory of childhood trauma.

    For example…..
    I grew up with duck and cover as a kid near an Air Force base.
    The memory of duck and cover only came back to my conscious memory at age 53. My buddy I used to duck and cover with in grade school has been baffled for the last 30 years as to why I insisted we never had those drills.
    They are vivid and clear memories now.

    The prospect of what Fukushima really means is more than what Joe Six Pack is capable of processing. It is so deep in to “the unthinkable”.


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    • Burncycle

      exactly, Like ignorance saves and arrogance exempts. I am disgusted by the level of basic scientific (and other) illiteracy (phew spelled it right) in society. The overt sedition against the intellect of humanity to not see/know imminent dangers by “establishment” is disgusting.

      People, part of maturity is confronting your inauthentic ways of being and other relevent BS narratives you have designed your life around, this drama people create for themselves and prescribe too are not real. To call it distraction is a gross understatement, it is pavlovian and pathological.

      We must all awake or die in our fetid fantasy dreamland.


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  • Finch Finch

    What do we know about the time when Homer lived(4000 years ago)? Or Jesus (2000 years ago)? What will they know about us in 4000 years? But all the nuclear waste will radiate as if it were today…


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  • Sickputer

    >The EPA radnet has Phoenix radiation posted today at 177 Beta.

    The lower southwestern states had a north wind boost from Tropical Storm Adrian but he has left the North American area and is far out west now in the Pacific:

    http://www.intellicast.com/Storm/Hurricane/PacificSatellite.aspx

    Pretty smooth sailing now for the jetstream bringing some of the bad Unit 4 releases from Friday and Monday. Stay inside if possible. For most of us that is not possible. Tomorrow should be better…most of the wind in Japan is now swirling in rain and unfortunately for the big Japanese metroplex they are beginning to lose the out to the east coast wind gust blessings. Tokyo seems to have been charmed (not really… based on long term wind studies it just was the best possible time of the year to avoid winds from Fukushima for the past 3 months) and luck continues with wind direction favoring Tokyo for this week. But starting June 20 there are a lot of south direction wind days forecast.


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    • TraderGreg

      This means there will be never ending lies from the Japanese goverment. Only when the wind changes toward Tokyo, some bits of truth are being revealed.


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    • are you in Phoenix sickputer?


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      • Sickputer

        I am not in Phoenix. Not to be rude, I’d prefer to only say for now I am in North America, but I don’t trust the spooks (various) who might want to look me up. Their power is waning… When the dookie hits the fan there will be bigger problems for them to worry about besides an old historian.

        Maybe the Wallow fire is affecting your lungs? That’s a double whammy, wood fire to the east and radioactive fallout from the west. I’ll take fire any day though.


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  • Agapit

    Video: MASSIVE smoke/steam release at Fukushima Daiichi on June 13th

    http://ex-skf.blogspot.com/2011/06/fukushima-i-nuke-plant-live-camera.html


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  • jump-ball

    HAWAI’N NEWS DAILY gives this very good radiation report: I hope Tim Flanegin and RadiationNetwork.c can keep up the reporting, and add monitors to greater Tokyo area, but why are no Alert levels shown?:

    http://hawaiinewsdaily.com/2011/06/hawaii-monitoring-stations-detect-spike-in-fukushima-radiation/


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    • Mark Mark

      Thanks for post then can we infer from those readings that radiation not dispersed evenly?
      I complained about metalic taste yesterday but I think I took too many zinc pills with iodine and selenum. Loading up on that and calcium so body absorbs less toxic fuki metals
      We all in a nuclear lottery!


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  • @Rica E
    June 14, 2011 at 12:45 pm
    This is a very very serious point. Dr A Yablokov mentions in his 345 paage e -book on Chernobyl how trees repeatedly recycle the radionuclides in heavily contaminated forest areas and forest fires carry away the contaminations far and wide. An evil never ending cascading positive feedback effect.


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  • COULD WIKILEAKS HELP US?

    [Just a cut and paste from physicsforum]:

    http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=480200&page=612

    Time for wikileaks to get some of this “private” data and flood The Net with it.
    Seriously, i don’t think WikiLeaks is the right place at the moment to publish the withheld data.

    If i had ounce again a document of public interest, i would sent it (anonymously) to cryptome.org !

    “Cryptome welcomes documents for publication that are prohibited by governments worldwide, in particular material on freedom of expression, privacy, cryptology, dual-use technologies, national security, intelligence, and secret governance — open, secret and classified documents — but not limited to those. Documents are removed from this site only by order served directly by a US court having jurisdiction. No court order has ever been served; any order served will be published here — or elsewhere if gagged by order. Bluffs will be published if comical but otherwise ignored.

    Email: cryptome[at]earthlink.net
    Mail: John Young, Cryptome, 251 West 89th Street, New York, NY 10024
    Checks/Money Orders: Make out to “John Young”
    Telephone for messages: 212-873-8700″

    In my experience Mr. Young is very discrete and publishes within 24 hours.


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  • Ronnie_D.

    You wanna get the average citizen to pay attention to the ongoing Fukushima disaster and looming danger at the Fort Calhoun plant? Somehow link radioactive contamination the possibility of a stock market crash or big tax hikes the short-term. Sounds ludicrous but that’s all people care about. Warnings of health dangers(even to children) will go in one ear and out the other because the effects aren’t immediate. Human nature is…. it’s something else.


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  • DuckNCover

    Gov’t wants workers out of plant if dose exceeds 100 millisieverts

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/national/news/20110614p2g00m0dm035000c.html

    So if we just don’t test them…everyone is OK…


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    • OneWhoRelates

      We’ll make it easy we’ll just revise the Acceptable dose upwards again and make it 500 mSv and then we don’t have to worry for a few more days.


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  • SOLAR STOCKS SOARING

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXnwKD0oeI4

    Time to get your radioactive greenbacks and buy into your radioactive future.

    Solar panels in the back yard, while you sip your zeolite infusion.


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  • Just a reminder of the worst-case:

    1. Fuel pool catches fire
    2. Fuel pool collapses

    Do I have that right?

    http://www.youtube.com/user/RussiaToday#p/search/2/Pbje3ub5Dio

    Although, I think we’re already in the worst case, even if Unit 4′s SFP didn’t exist.


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    • alexa

      I agree – we are in the worst case already. I lived 500 km from Cernobyl when it exploded and I remember everything.

      I now live in Toronto and could feel the radiation in the air until two weeks ago and had continuous sore throat from March 11 until then in spite of taking precautions. I see yellow specks of radiation on the car after some rains. I didn’t hear anyone see/ feel these things 20 years ago. It is much worse than Cernobyl.


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  • tony wilson

    coming soon to cloud and wind particle near you.

    yes the boyz are back in town.
    this time forever and ever.

    Actinium Aluminum Al 13
    - Americium Am 95
    - Antimony Sb 51
    - Argon Ar 18
    - Arsenic As 33
    - Astatin Berkelium 97
    - Beryllium Be 4e Bismuth Bi 83
    - Bohrium Bh 107
    - Boron B 5
    - Bromine Br 35
    - Cadmium Cd 48

    Calcium Ca 20
    Californium Cf 98
    Carbon C 6
    Cerium Ce 58
    Cesium Cs 55
    Chlorine Cl 17
    Chromium Cr 24
    Cobalt Co 27
    Copper Cu 29
    Curium Cm 96
    Darmstadtium Ds 110
    Dubnium Db 105
    Dysprosium Dy 66
    Einsteinium Es 99
    Erbium Er 68
    Europium Eu 63
    Fermium Fm 100
    Fluorine F 9
    Francium Fr 87
    Gadolinium Gd 64
    Gallium Ga 31
    Germanium Ge 32
    Gold Au 79
    Hafnium Hf 72
    Hassium Hs 108
    Helium He 2
    Holmium Ho 67
    Hydrogen H 1
    Indium In 49
    Iodine I 53
    Iridium Ir 77
    Iron Fe 26
    Krypton Kr 36
    Lanthanum La 57
    Lawrencium Lr 103
    Lead Pb 82
    Lithium Li 3
    Lutetium Lu 71
    Magnesium Mg 12
    Manganese Mn 25
    Meitnerium Mt 109
    Mendelevium Md 101
    Mercury Hg 80
    Molybdenum Mo 42
    Neodymium Nd 60
    Neon Ne 10
    Neptunium Np 93
    Nickel Ni 28
    Niobium Nb 41
    Nitrogen N 7
    Nobelium No 102
    Osmium Os 76
    Oxygen O 8
    Palladium Pd 46
    Phosphorus P 15
    Platinum Pt 78
    Plutonium Pu 94
    Polonium Po 84
    Potassium K 19
    Praseodymium Pr 59
    Promethium Pm 61
    Protactinium Pa 91
    Radium Ra 88
    Radon Rn 86
    Rhenium Re 75
    Rhodium Rh 45
    Rubidium Rb 37
    Ruthenium Ru 44
    Rutherfordium Rf 104
    Samarium Sm 62
    Scandium Sc 21
    Seaborgium Sg 106
    Selenium Se 34
    Silicon Si 14
    Silver Ag 47
    Sodium Na 11
    Strontium Sr 38
    Sulfur S 16
    Tantalum Ta 73
    Technetium Tc 43
    Tellurium Te 52
    Terbium Tb 65
    Thallium Tl 81
    Thorium Th 90
    Thulium Tm 69
    Tin Sn 50
    Titanium Ti 22
    Tungsten W 74
    Ununbium Uub 112
    Ununhexium Uuh 116
    Ununoctium Uuo 118
    Ununpentium Uup 115
    Ununquadium Uuq 114
    Ununseptium Uus 117
    Ununtrium Uut 113
    Ununium Uuu 111
    Uranium U 92
    Vanadium V 23
    Xenon Xe 54
    Ytterbium Yb 70
    Yttrium Y 39
    Zinc Zn 30
    Zirconium


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  • cwilkes

    Who is/has been taking iodine?


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    • alexa

      I’ve been applying on and off iodine tincture.
      I took 3 pills of iodine during Cernobyl and iodine + radiation affected my tyroid to some extent. Iodine can be taken safely for huge radiation one time -e.g. if tacoma is right and Fukushima will blow off.


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  • jwfuki

    Let me say this again.

    Sand, sand, sand, sand, sand, sand, sand, sand, sand, sand, sand, sand, sand, sand, sand, sand, sand, sand, sand, sand, sand,
    lead, lead, lead, lead, lead, lead, lead, lead, lead, lead, lead, lead, lead, lead, lead, lead, lead, lead, lead, lead, lead,
    AND REPEAT AS NEEDED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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  • gatoralsoccer

    Noted about 10 minutes ago on the LiveCam about 4 workers carrying some hose & headed down to the NW corner of reactor #1


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  • SteveMT

    I see one worker now on live cam.


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  • SteveMT

    He is just taking a break….standing there.


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  • AustralianCannonball

    My latest video:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=soYYeUTAyvA

    Evidence that Tokyo is contaminated. Documentation from a radiation measuring centre at a hospital. I bet they didn’t think people would be looking at this!.


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