28 Results for

radioactivity

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Fukushima underground 'ice wall' aims to slow radioactive build-up

The project, which has been given the go-ahead by a regulatory body, is designed to hamper the build-up of radioactive water around the crippled nuclear plant.

By May 27, 2014

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ICFF Field Report: Radioactive Adirondack chairs from outer space

They look like vintage furniture...until they start to glow.

By May 21, 2007

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Radioactive watch really isn't

But it does use atomic warning signs to tell time

By November 24, 2006

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Radioactivity in consumer products

By November 30, 2005

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Peer into the heart of an exploding star

For the first time, we have telescopes strong enough to see the radioactivity at the heart of the supernova known as Cas A. What scientists have seen there helps unravel the mystery of how a star dies.

By February 20, 2014

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Marie Curie celebrated by Google

Marie Curie, the scientist who coined the word radioactivity and won not one but two Nobel prizes, was born on this day 144 years ago.

By November 7, 2011

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Edmond Halley of Halley's Comet fame celebrated

Google's home page features a celebration of Edmond Halley, of Halley's Comet fame.

By November 8, 2011