Recent World nuke headlines: Radiation at Prague playground caused by metal rod — Future of Chernobyl health studies in doubt — 80 members of German opera refuse to visit Japan

Published: October 3rd, 2011 at 7:20 am ET
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  1. Future of Chernobyl health studies in doubt -Nature.com
  2. Radiation Spooks German Opera; 80 members refuse to go -The Concert Hotwire
  3. Radiation at Prague playground caused by small metal rod -Prague Monitor
  4. Hinkley Point To Be Targeted In Mass Blockade -Bristol, UK
Published: October 3rd, 2011 at 7:20 am ET
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7 comments to Recent World nuke headlines: Radiation at Prague playground caused by metal rod — Future of Chernobyl health studies in doubt — 80 members of German opera refuse to visit Japan

  • ocifferdave

    lots of news today!


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  • Hurrah for the opera! What a tremendous example to set.


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    • arclight arclight

      opera is not my thing…..they cam go if they like :)


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      • NoPrevarication NoPrevarication

        @arclight

        Ah, arclight, opera was invented to display the beauty and range of the human voice. I agree with the Bavarian performers though, I would not be willing to risk serious exposure to radiation.


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        • Elenin Velikovsky Elenin Velikovsky

          While not an Opera, I loved hearing and singing
          with Timothy Noble on the “Elijah” Oratorio by
          Felix Mendelssohn.
          What a Baritone!
          The guy Shook the big Methodist church, with pipe-organ,
          when he did his solos.
          A Great piece to musically dwell on, for these times.
          Elijah-Atlanta Symphony–Robert Shaw.
          Get one and play it.
          –His Mercies on Thousands Fall…


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  • arclight arclight

    Future of Chernobyl health studies in doubt

    “How much radiation is 'unsafe' for humans? For those exposed to fallout from the disaster at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, the question is all too real. But there is still no good answer: the accident has highlighted the enormous difficulties in estimating the long-term health risks of relatively low doses of radiation.

    A group of leading researchers in Europe had hoped that a fresh round of studies on people exposed to radiation after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986 would finally begin to help fill this yawning science gap (see 'Lessons from the past'). But their proposal is now looking increasingly unlikely to proceed.”

    http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=future-of-chernobyl-health-studies-in-doubt

    not paid your subscription to scientific american admin :) ?


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