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Rust can protect the spacecraft from radiation

Rust can protect the spacecraft from radiation

Regular readers of our site surely know that outer space beyond the earth's atmosphere is literally permeated with radiation. But for some, it may be the big opening of the fact that can also severely damage electronic equipment f...

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2020-02-17

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How dangerous is the radiation on Mars?

How dangerous is the radiation on Mars?

most Likely, the future colonists on Mars will love One of the most ambitious goals of mankind is to send the first humans to Mars. We recently told you about his intention to send humans to the Red planet said , and the plans pro...

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2020-01-29

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Why at high radiation levels can be seen strange flashes of light?

Why at high radiation levels can be seen strange flashes of light?

flashes of light before the eyes can be explained by Cherenkov radiation Patients undergoing radiotherapy complain of strange flashes of light that occur before my eyes during treatment, even when their eyes are closed. As the por...

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2020-01-10

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American scientists are testing new ways to clean up radiation

American scientists are testing new ways to clean up radiation

is it Possible to build orbital protection from the radiation? When July 9, 1962, the US military dropped a 1.4-megaton nuclear bomb into orbit, high-energy electrons emitted by radioactive debris from an exploding bomb, not the m...

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2020-01-01

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The most radioactive place on the planet

The most radioactive place on the planet

the Level of Plutonium — 239 and 240 on the atolls of Bikini and enewetak, which were tested radioactive weapons, 10 times higher than levels in the Chernobyl exclusion zone Scientific discoveries that allowed the use of rad...

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2019-11-09

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Radiation on Mars could damage the brain of future colonists

Radiation on Mars could damage the brain of future colonists

Colonization of Mars in this artist's opinion might look like this At the time, how about life to dream of, not only science fiction writers and filmmakers, scientists have not the most joyful news for future colonists. The fact t...

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2019-10-10

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Radioactive cloud over Europe associated with experiments at the Russian factory lighthouse

Radioactive cloud over Europe associated with experiments at the Russian factory lighthouse

From 29 September to 4 October 2017 several European monitoring stations for radioactive background was recorded a higher concentration of radioactive substances – isotopes of ruthenium-106 in the atmosphere. Fortunately, the conc...

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2019-07-31

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Radiation and biological weapons destroyed mosquitoes in China

Radiation and biological weapons destroyed mosquitoes in China

Mosquitoes maybe the most annoying insects on the planet. Just remember their vile squeak and bites that occur redness and itching — all of this could easily infuriate even the calmest person. In fact, we were lucky, because in Ru...

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2019-07-25

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Why is the cosmic radiation didn't kill the astronauts during the flight to the moon

Why is the cosmic radiation didn't kill the astronauts during the flight to the moon

50 years ago one man made a small step, which was a big step for humanity. We say, as you have seen, of the famous landing of American astronauts on the moon. And lately the controversy surrounding the mission (like the Apollo) br...

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2019-07-22

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#videos | Inside the new sarcophagus of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant worth 1.5 billion euros

#videos | Inside the new sarcophagus of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant worth 1.5 billion euros

Over the building of the 4th unit of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant affected by the largest disaster in the history of nuclear energy, has built and commissioned a new protective structure. It was called the "New safe confineme...

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2019-07-20

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The most radioactive place on Earth. And it's not Chernobyl

The most radioactive place on Earth. And it's not Chernobyl

the City of Pripyat, where on 26 April 1986 explosion of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, has long been considered the most dangerous place on Earth. After the disaster the city the air was filled with radioactive particles that...

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2019-07-17

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As Fukushima has become a second Chernobyl

As Fukushima has become a second Chernobyl

on 11 March 2011 at Fukushima-1, located in the homonymous Japanese city, in a strong earthquake and tsunami, which claimed approximately 16 million lives, there was a major radiation accident. A natural disaster brought down not ...

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2019-07-17

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On a Soviet submarine that sank in Norway, revealed a radiation leak

On a Soviet submarine that sank in Norway, revealed a radiation leak

K-278 "Komsomolets" — Soviet nuclear submarine (APL), which holds the absolute record for diving depth among submarines — almost 1030 meters. April 7, 1989, the boat sank for the last time and sank. In the result of a terrible acc...

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2019-07-09

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Cosmic radiation may not be as dangerous as we think

Cosmic radiation may not be as dangerous as we think

space is a harsh environment. There's no air, little gravity (microgravity does not count). In addition, the space is very cold, but still lurks an invisible danger in the form of solar radiation. As you know, radiation exposure c...

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2019-07-08

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Looks like Chernobyl today?

Looks like Chernobyl today?

Since the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant that changed the fate of hundreds of thousands of people, it has been 33 years. 26 April 1986 was just one of the worst environmental disasters in history that put a dark mar...

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2019-07-05

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A smartphone can be an effective radiation in case of nuclear disaster

A smartphone can be an effective radiation in case of nuclear disaster

In case of a nuclear accident personal electronics could be used as a reliable dosimeter radiation contamination, according to Science News, citing the work of scientists from the University of North Carolina, which will be publis...

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2019-01-15

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What radiation does to a body?

What radiation does to a body?

let's Say some crazy world leader will decide to press the big red button. Or terrorists taking control of a nuclear reactor. You survived the first explosion. The world is poisoned by radiation. What's it like? When nuclear react...

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2018-01-07

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The first explosion at Chernobyl was a nuclear, say scientists

The first explosion at Chernobyl was a nuclear, say scientists

the Accident at the Chernobyl NPP occurred on 26 April 1986, has become one of the worst in the history of mankind. Previously it was thought that the explosion at the fourth unit was because in the experiment, the uncontrolled he...

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2017-11-20

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New metamaterial will protect astronauts from cosmic radiation

New metamaterial will protect astronauts from cosmic radiation

Open space is not very suitable for life of people the place. But this does not prevent earth scientists to invent new ways to protect the fragile human body against the major hazards of space. Once in space, astronauts experience...

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2017-07-04

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Korean scientists have developed the long-range locator of radioactive materials

Korean scientists have developed the long-range locator of radioactive materials

The best and well-established tool for detecting radioactive contamination are well-known Geiger counters. They register the radiation sources to capture the flows of photons and electrons. But researchers from Korea recently prop...

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2017-05-10

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