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In this June 13, 2017, file photo, the Plutonium uranium Extraction Plant, right, stands adjacent to a dirt-covered rail tunnel, left, containing radioactive waste, amidst desert plants on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Wash. Radioactive plutonium and americium have been found in air samples collected where ...
David broke apart smoke detectors to obtain americium-241, commercial gas lanterns provided him thorium-232, and with the help of a Geiger counter, he found an antique luminous clock that contained a vial of radium paint used to keep the clock face glowing. He even purchased $1000 worth of batteries ...
The research conducted at ACE will integrate both experimental and computational approaches to analyze radioactive materials, including the elements americium, neptunium, plutonium and uranium, taking advantage of specialized facilities developed at Notre Dame. Further, the team of researchers will ...
"There is a high concentration of the element americium here. We don't know why it's in this spot; perhaps a worker at the plant stomped his ...
Then Washington Department of Health air sampling results came back in August showing radioactive plutonium and americium particles in ...

... a Nist employee was exposed to levels of radiation above the annual regulatory limits when a two-decades-old ampoule of americium-241 ...
They were found to contain americium-241 -- a highly toxic radioactive substance, according to the Shanghai Airport Entry-Exit Inspection and ...
The ever-shifting suite of technologies used at the site produced uniquely toxic brews that include radioactive caesium, strontium, americium ...
"Rudisill was recognized for his research and development involving uranium, neptunium, plutonium, americium, and curium processing and ...
The pollution at Plutonium 239-240 and the americium 241 near its factory in the channel extends to 40 m², according to the nuclear group.
The radioisotopes needed to make dirty bombs, such as cesium-137, cobalt-60, americium-241 or iridium-192, are easier to get hold of than ...
... a result of smashing alpha particles into americium-241. Now it appears that berkelium has a problem with what physicists consider the laws ...
"During the decay, plutonium-241 undergoes a transition into americium-241 and this process is very poorly investigated in world science.
Santa Fe County had plans to build a park literally next door to a building that had americium and californium in an 80-gallon plastic bin that ...
A five-member NRC team began its inspection on Sept. 26 after a glass ampule containing americium-241 --a radioactive substance -- broke ...
Radioactive elements like americium and californium, both of which were handled by workers at Eberline, are carcinogenic. They emit alpha ...

In 1954 he suggested that americium - the next-heaviest element after plutonium and discovered by Seaborg's team at the University of ...
According to news reports, five workers were accidentally exposed to high levels of radiation at the Oarai nuclear research and development center in Tokai-mura, Japan on June 6th. The Japan Atomic Energy Agency, the operator of the facility, reported that five workers inhaled plutonium and americium ...
The decay of radioactive isotopes, like those of plutonium and americium, drive generators that can power missions to space that run for decades. The multi-mission radioisotope thermoelectric generator used on the Mars science Laboratory. It used plutonium-238 as a heat source. Credit: NASA/Wikimedia ...
americium, a silvery-white, synthetic element, is created during nuclear reactions of heavy elements. The element and its isotopes have very ...
But Carpenter noted that the Washington Department of Health tests showed plutonium and americium particles in low levels at the Rattlesnake ...
Whatever is left of that tiny bit of americium apparently is not worrisome. The state's Environmental Protection Agency recommends that such ...
... an accelerator-driven system of the long-lived radioactive isotopes americium, curium and neptunium recovered upon reprocessing of used ...
McCluskey was sprayed with radioactive americium, acid and shards of glass in a 1976 explosion at Hanford. The pitch will be in memory of ...
Anders jedoch beim radioaktiven Element americium - ein einziges Atom davon kann die Kristallstruktur von Hunderten Millionen ...
At the time, McCluskey had been working as a senior chemical operator, recovering the plutonium by-product americium, a highly radioactive ...
"In and ideal case, like that of the atomic man, they administered a chelating agent that grabbed a lot of the americium (isotope) and just ...
"In and ideal case, like that of the atomic man, they administered a chelating agent that grabbed a lot of the americium (isotope) and just ...
... than uranium: elements like Plutonium -- once produced in Oak Ridge's X-10 graphite reactor, or americium -- the element that contaminated ...
Air samples from the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state have revealed that radioactive plutonium and americium particles that ...
Sources said the radioactive particles detected near the highway are plutonium and americium - toxic heavy metals left behind after four ...
Radioactive plutonium and americium have been found in air samples collected at the Rattlesnake Barricade just off public Highway 240, ...
State health officials say radioactive plutonium and americium have been found in air samples collected where workers enter the secure area ...
It contains cesium 137 and americium-beryllium. Authorities say that the material poses serious health risks. citizens are warned not to touch or ...
Tests have found small quantities of radioactive materials -- plutonium and americium -- in the urine of the five workers, confirming that they ...
Sources said the radioactive particles detected near the highway are plutonium and americium - highly toxic heavy metals left behind after four ...
Mexican authorities are searching for an industrial measuring device containing radioactive material that was stolen from a van in the border ...
Currently under consideration for the energy source onboard are plutonium-238, which is in common use, or americium-241. 150mg has been ...
The Japan Atomic Energy Agency, the operator of the facility, reported that five workers inhaled plutonium and americium that was released ...
Only one other star, HD 25354, has even come close, but its hints of americium and curium are on shakier footing. It's hard to explain how these ...
The decay of radioactive isotopes, like those of plutonium and americium, drive generators that can power missions to space that run for ...
americium, a silvery-white, synthetic element, is created during nuclear reactions of heavy elements. The element and its isotopes have very ...
A five-member NRC team began its inspection on Sept. 26 after a glass ampule containing americium-241 --a radioactive substance -- broke ...
Santa Fe County had plans to build a park literally next door to a building that had americium and californium in an 80-gallon plastic bin that ...
Radioactive elements like americium and californium, both of which were handled by workers at Eberline, are carcinogenic. They emit alpha ...
... Man," survived the highest known exposure to the radioactive isotope americium-241 at Hanford Plutonium Finishing Plant in Washington.
It is the only star believed to contain short-lived radioactive elements called actinides, with atomic numbers ranging from 89 to 103, such as actinium, plutonium, americium and einsteinium. Only one other star, HD 25354, has even come close, but its ...
Plutonium-241 is a major effluent from Sellafield, a beta emitter with a half-life of just 14 years turning into the alpha emitter americium-241 with a half-life of 432 years. For this reason, the concentration of the Am-241 in the Irish Sea sediments ...
The decay of radioactive isotopes, like those of plutonium and americium, drive generators that can power missions to space that run for decades.


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