Monthly Archives: November 2013

My Travel Collection of Japanese Seaweeds – An Overview with 10 minute CPM averages

DISCLAIMER – Nagano City, Japan – November 29, 2013 – DISCLAIMER —– JAPAN SEAWEED RADIATION TESTS, SEE BELOW —– Except for the truly amazing main Buddhist Temple (Zenkō-ji) up the street, I haven’t been in much of a sight-seeing or exploratory mood. Yet … Continue reading

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Hokkaido Seaweed, how contaminated is it really?

Added: !!!–>  1/19/2014:  My own Lab data are in, see the Summary @  Radioactivity was due to NATURAL factors.  I leave this blogposts as-was.} — —- — DISCLAIMER —  As I mentioned in the previous post about Japan’s new State Secrecy Act, I … Continue reading

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Orwellian Japan 2013

November 28, 2013 – This blogpost has been split in two, for the part about seaweeds, see later. I’m glad I put a couple drops on an extremely hot plate with my couple ceremonies throughout Japan, including my short visit to … Continue reading

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The Dose Deception – Why 0.20 µSv/hr (from fallout) can be far more dangerous than 2.00 µSv/hr (from cosmic rays). The inverse square law for ionizing radiation illustrated.

DISCLAIMER + [January 25, 2014:  Important disclaimer added at the end of this blogpost + Important INTRODUCTION ADDED to differentiate between different types of doses more clearly.  Please also note: this is a simplification; the complete picture is more complex.] Kyoto, … Continue reading

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Radioactive Seaweed also Sold Outside Fukushima Prefecture in Japan.

DISCLAIMER  –  Kyoto, Japan – November 21, 2013 [Important note, added 1/21/2014:  My assumption that the elevated radioactivity was from contamination was proven wrong.  See my lab data @  ] In my previous blogpost (re. my Visit to the Fukushima Prefecture), … Continue reading

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Miyajima, a Gem of a Place close to Hiroshima

JAPAN VISIT 2013 (See also previous and future blogposts) On the magical island of Itsukushima (厳島) in the western part of the Inland Sea of Japan, located in the northwest of Hiroshima Bay, lies Miyajima (宮島), the Shrine Island. Sourced from Wikipedia: “The island is one of … Continue reading

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Hiroshima & Nagasaki Remembered – A Visit to the Atomic Bomb & Peace Memorial Sites

[This post may occasionally be placed at the top of this blog in early August for the Aug. 6 commemoration of the Hiroshima bombing and the Aug. 9 commemoration of the Nagasaki bombing, during which newer posts appear below this … Continue reading

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