Monthly Archives: June 2011

June 10 Fukushima update from DN!

Democracy Now!’s recent overview update:  http://www.democracynow.org/2011/6/10/as_japan_nuclear_crisis_worsens_citizen Advertisements

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I’m on vacation.

:-D  Finally! Thank goodness!   Cheers!

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Background Radiation DOSE & fallout deposits’ ACTIVITY… – What’s the calculation trick?

You know what I am truly curious about?  How dose rates (in µSv/hr for instance) actually can be used, if at all, to gauge the dangers of deposited fallout (whose accurate details would be in activity (in Becquerel or Curie) per something, … Continue reading

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REUTERS: Record Radiation Levels at Fukushima

REUTERS – (June 5, 2011): highest measurements taken inside reactor 1:  4,000,000 µSv/hr (= 4,000 mSv/hr (used in the report) or 4 Sv/hr.) SOURCE (click link or image to access):  http://www.reuters.com/video/2011/06/05/record-radiation-levels-at-fukushima?videoId=211536077 

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The Fukushima Project – data page [plus something that might help us forget…]

Stumbled upon this data compilation page: http://www.houseoffoust.com/reactors/graphs.html  Which includes temperature and radiation graphs for the troubled reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.  Like this one (Notice: Sievert per hour, not milli or micro).  CLICK IMAGE TO ACCESS: This came to … Continue reading

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Background radiation in Park City, Doel, Tokyo & Hell

DISCLAIMER – Outdated – For reference only. [added 6.6.’11:  The post below has lead to this latest question-blogpost (couple blogposts later), which might be of interest:  https://allegedlyapparent.wordpress.com/2011/06/06/dose-activity-question-re-fallout-gauging/ ] Gorgeous sunny day, spring at last.  The weather’s too nice to spend much time … Continue reading

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LIBERTY! And interplanetary good vibrations for all…!

“[…] More than machinery, we need humanity. More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness. Without these qualities, life will be violent and all will be lost. […]”     …………………………………………….– Charlie Chaplin, in ‘The Great Dictator’ (1940) CLICK IMAGE to … Continue reading

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