FORUM: Discussion Thread for November 8 – 14, 2011

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464 comments to FORUM: Discussion Thread for November 8 – 14, 2011

  • arclight arclight

    nice break in the spectrograph here??
    http://www.radioaktivnost.si/ewsmambo/EWS/POZDRAV/24ur/GMA_graf_Kredarica.png
    contamination update for slovakia
    In the north east
    Kredarica: 122 nSv/h
    Datum in ura zadnje meritve: 14.11.2011 21:30:00
    Todraz: 130 nSv/h
    Datum in ura zadnje meritve: 14.11.2011 21:30:00
    Spectrograph ir rising to the end of the spectrograh!
    http://www.radioaktivnost.si/ewsmambo/EWS/POZDRAV/24ur/GMA_graf_Gornja_Radgona.png
    In the north west
    Gornja Radgona: 124 nSv/h
    Datum in ura zadnje meritve: 14.11.2011 22:00:00
    In the south east
    Podbocje: 105 nSv/h
    Datum in ura zadnje meritve: 14.11.2011 21:30:00
    In the south west
    Koper: 97 nSv/h
    Datum in ura zadnje meritve: 14.11.2011 22:00:00
    From this
    http://www.radioaktivnost.si/ewsmambo/EWS/POZDRAV/MZO_gmaps1.html
    thanxs matina!


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  • Jebus Jebus

    Iran wrestles Duqu malware infestation
    Son of Stuxnet cyberweapon makes landfall in Tehran
    14th November 2011 11:41 GMT

    Iran admitted on Sunday that unspecified computer systems in the country had been infected with the Duqu worm, a strain of malware similar to the infamous Stuxnet worm that sabotaged key nuclear plant systems in the country last year.

    The head of Iran’s civil defence organization told the official IRNA news agency that the outbreak was under control. “The software to control the [Duqu] virus has been developed and made available to organisations and corporations,” Brigadier General Gholamreza Jalali said, AFP reports.

    http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/11/14/duqu_malware_infestation/


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  • arclight arclight

    “The head of Iran’s civil defence organization told the official IRNA news agency that the outbreak was under control. “The software to control the [Duqu] virus has been developed and made available to organisations and corporations,” Brigadier General Gholamreza Jalali said, AFP reports”

    holy cow (non denominational)!!
    thats sounds really bad! better close down all our nuke plants now.. that would solve the problem!

    oh! but didnt the head of the iaea say in march that only one more disaster would finish the nuclear dream dead?? oh yes he did!!

    think he had better close them all down now !! just in case!!
    nice find jebus!! another confirmed threat
    goes with birds, jelly fish, vaccum cleaners, stuxnet, haarp, mad bugger with a bit of training, loads of mad buggers with training, a missil, the sun, greedy shareholders, dodgy states, tony blair the untouchable cant find any nuke dirt on the bugger yet but i thought i would mention him in advance, old age, geriatric senile physisists, more greedy shareholders, earthquakes, drought, power cuts, running out of room for waste, running out of room for typin


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  • arclight arclight

    Fabian Drixler: Infanticide in Japan
    Uploaded by YaleUniversity on Oct 12, 2011

    Professor Drixler teaches Japanese history. We talk with him about his forthcoming book, Infanticide and Fertility in Japan, 1650-1950.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-n4fLLdLgY


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  • arclight arclight

    Radioactivists – A Fukushima Documentary

    “RADIOACTIVISTS is a documentary film project by German filmmakers Julia Leser and Clarissa Seidel, who have been shooting in Tokyo from late-April to mid-May 2011, capturing public rallies and demonstrations within that timeframe. They have spoken to critical voices about the current situation in Japan including scientists, journalists, activists and bloggers, working to bring the public this important on-the-ground documentary. Please lend your support to this hands-on project which captures the human side in Japan – real reactions to what seems like an unstoppable nuclear crisis, long since faded from news headlines. Japan’s media and the world media have turned away from reporting on the protests in Japan and from capturing the true unrest amongst the public over Fukushima radiation, and the use of nuclear power in Japan. Highlighted as a result of this nuclear crisis, has also been the repressive social atmosphere promoted by government and industry, in their efforts to downplay the serious nature of what we have seen unfold at Fukushima and silence the public.”

    http://fukushimaupdates.wordpress.com/2011/08/09/radioactivists-a-fukushima-documentary/


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  • James Tekton James Tekton

    God…your Higher Power…your Light…blesses those who bear the truth and shine it freely into the world. Blessed indeed are those who are seekers after truth.

    Knowledge is for all and Truth is not just religiously practiced here.(here) We are just saying thank you to everyone that positively adds to this community gathered herein. Special you all are.

    United we Stand…divided We fall…Family and Community will save us All!

    More and more many will come aboard and the accurate checking and free-share information will increase as more folks get their detectors they ordered months ago. Soon, they will not need the epa.

    What can we we say but…God speed!


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  • lam335 lam335

    Is this really news? Cesium from Fuk has spread across the northern hemisphere–why should we be surprised that it’s in anothe part of Japan?

    “Radioactive cesium may have reached Hokkaido”

    A team of researchers says radioactive cesium discharged from the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant may have contaminated soil in Hokkaido and areas of western Japan more than 500 kilometers from the plant.

    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/20111115_03.html


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  • midwestern midwestern

    A nuclear facility we don’t need:
    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/15/opinion/a-nuclear-facility-we-dont-need.html

    It has been over 20 years since the end of the cold war, and yet the United States continues to spend enormous sums on its nuclear arsenal and related programs. In fact, rather than looking for ways to save money in this budget-conscious time, the National Nuclear Security Administration is asking for even more money to build one of its most unnecessary projects yet: a second big plutonium facility at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

    The facility, which the administration says it needs to produce more nuclear warhead cores, called pits, would cost between $4 billion and $6 billion to build, and roughly a quarter billion a year to operate. Strikingly, despite the decade (and about $450 million) spent developing the proposal, the administration still doesn’t have a firm cost estimate or a final design. That hasn’t kept it from asking for money, though: this year it is requesting an additional $270 million to continue planning, part of a proposed $621 million increase for warhead management.


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  • midwestern midwestern

    Japan farm radioactive levels probed:
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-15691571

    New research has found that radioactive material in parts of north-eastern Japan exceeds levels considered safe for farming.

    The findings provide the first comprehensive estimates of contamination across Japan following the nuclear accident in 2011.

    Food production is likely to be affected, the researchers suggest.

    The results are reported in the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) journal.


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  • midwestern midwestern

    Tokyo schools check for Fukushima fallout:
    http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2011/s3363735.htm
    TONY EASTLEY: With nuclear fallout fears from the Fukushima nuclear meltdowns spreading, local councils in Tokyo have begun checking schools and parks for radioactive contamination.

    The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has also announced spot checks of fresh and processed foods.

    The ABC’s North Asia correspondent Mark Willacy went along to one school in his Tokyo neighbourhood to report on the search for radioactive hot spots.

    (Sound of Japanese children playing)

    MARK WILLACY: In the playground of the Meguro Honcho Nursery School it’s a celebration of dirt. The kids roll in it, scoop it into buckets – one even samples a mouthful of it.


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  • James Tekton James Tekton

    ATTENTION!! Radiation report on Jeff Rense right now!

    Listen on any player here.:

    http://www.renseradio.com/listenlive.htm


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  • Taking thyroid tests to the children in Fukushima

    Doctors in Fukushima Prefecture are hitting the road to improve children’s’ access to thyroid tests in an effort to spot possible health problems associated with the nuclear accident in the prefecture.

    Medical personnel visited a health center and a nursery school in Kawamata Town on Monday and conducted ultrasound scans on about 240 children. The town is about 47 kilometers from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

    The tests, which began last month, were initially available only at a medical university in Fukushima City.

    People not living in the city found it hard to bring their children to the university for the tests.

    The tests cover about 360,000 children in the prefecture who were 18 years old or younger as of April 1st, about 20 days …

    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/20111114_26.html


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  • Shareholders to sue TEPCO execs over nuke accident

    Tokyo Electric Power Company shareholders are preparing to sue the utility’s current and former executives over the nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant.

    The group of 42 individuals asked the company’s auditors on Monday to file a lawsuit against 61 people who have held executives posts since 2002.

    The shareholders are requesting compensation of over 5.5 trillion yen, or about 71 billion dollars, from the executives. The amount is the highest ever demanded in a lawsuit in Japan.

    The investors say the TEPCO executives failed to take steps to protect the plant from earthquakes and tsunami and must be held accountable for the accident.

    The group adds that if the auditors fail to file a lawsuit within …

    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/20111114_30.html


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  • UPDATE: European Iodine Leak Situation

    Nov 15th, 2011
    Still not a word out of the IAEA and no countries are coming forward with new information. We compiled historical radiation readings from the region in an attempt to locate the source of the iodine leak in eastern Europe. There is not enough available data to clearly pin down a source. Factors like wind direction and topography impact where and how radiation travels. This also appears to be moving very slow. The first report is Oct. 10th in Ukraine with the last initial report being Oct 27 in Norway. The Norway spike showed on multiple radiation stations in the south and east of the country all on the same day and follows the outward pattern of …

    http://www.simplyinfo.org/?p=4041


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  • Children Are The Future, The Government of Japan Missed The Memo

    Nov 14th, 2011
    A relay marathon was planned to take place in Fukushima prefecture yesterday. The area where the race was to take place has radiation levels equal to the mandatory evacuation zone in Chernobyl. Someone went to Fukushima with a radiation detector and camera and took readings. One point of reading is …

    http://www.simplyinfo.org/?p=4036


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  • Japanese WBC lies

    The technique is only applicable to radioactive material that emit gamma rays, although in certain circumstances, beta emitters can be measured also. Disadvantages of whole body counting are that it can only be used for gamma emitters, except in special circumstances, and it can misinterpret external contamination as an internal contamination. source

    WBC DOES NOT DETECT ALPHA AND BETA INTERNAL CONTAMINATION. THE SPECIFICITY FOR INTERNAL GAMMA CONTAMINATION DETECTION IS ALSO QUITE QUESTIONABLE.

    From 8~10/2011, Minami soma in Fukushima conducted WBC for the citizens.

    2,884 people had the …

    http://fukushima-diary.com/2011/11/japanese-wbc-lies/


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  • Escape plan 11/12

    Posted by Mochizuki on November 14th, 2011 · 19 Comments

    I haven’t trusted government since when I was born, but I totally quit listening to them in the evening of 3/11.
    I knew reactor 3 had a nuclear explosion, not hydrogen explosion on 4/25.
    I still can’t find a word to express my feeling.
    It tasted like the mixture of grief, desperation, and rage.
    Rage made me write this blog. I couldn’t help it. Internet was my only weapon.
    so it is natural for me to be under their surveillance …

    http://fukushima-diary.com/2011/11/escape-plan-1112/


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