Health Physics Museum

  • Health Physics Museum

    Published: Mar 03, 2019

    Source: Oak Ridge Associated Universities

    • Nuclear
    • radiation
    • History
    • Museum

    This is a really fascinating site that chronicles the scientific and commercial history of radioactivity and radiation. It has been deemed the official repository for historical radiological instruments by the Health Physics Society, which has provided financial support for the purchase of items.

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The definition of 'safe' is not strictly an engineering term; it's a societal term. Does it mean absolutely no loss of life? Does it mean absolutely no contamination with radiation? What exactly does 'safe' mean?

– Henry Petroski -