Monday, November 30, 2020
13 April 2020 – Update for residents of Kyiv, Ukraine. Noting the large number of misleading stories and articles which continue in the media this week. I would like to give a further update regarding the fire in the Exclusion Zone...
The Baker (explosion) nuclear test, which was carried out on 25 July 1946 at Bikini Atoll, was one of two nuclear detonations under Operation Crossroads, was the fifth nuclear weapon detonation in human history, and was the first ever...
On 18 March, TEPCO inserted the PMORPH robot into unit 1 in the first of a series of four planned robot explorations of the basement area of its primary containment vessel (PCV) around the pedestal, on which the reactor pressure vessel sits....
During the 2nd week in January 2017, slightly elevated levels of iodine-131 were observed over northern and western Europe. The levels were measured during a temperature inversion, along with elevated levels of naturally occurring radioisotopes. The deployment of an WC-135 (Constant-Phoenix) air monitoring aircraft...
There are three (basic) atmospheric processes that modify the incoming solar radiation passing through our atmosphere, at around 340W/m2. These processes (Scattering, Reflection, Absorption), act on the radiation when it interacts with gases and suspended particles found in the...