Radiation Coffee Break

Got five minutes? A whole load of radiation related links that Ionactive finds interesting - hopefully you will too.

  • Accidents in Radiotherapy

    Published: Mar 03, 2019

    Source: ICRP

    This link takes you to a PowerPoint presentation (this will load upon clicking the link) on radiotherapy accidents. It makes quite shocking reading and is a valuable educational resource.

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  • Atomic Archive

    Published: Mar 03, 2019

    Source: http://www.atomicarchive.com/

      Tags:
    • Atomic Energy
    • Nuclear
    • Archive
    • History

    Atomic Archive says about itself: 'This site explores the complex history surrounding the invention of the atomic bomb - a crucial turning point for all mankind'. This site is a great read when you have a few hours to spare. It has resources dealing with the science, history, photos, videos and much more..

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  • Atomic Insights LLC

    Published: Mar 03, 2019

    Source: Atomic Insights

      Tags:
    • Atomic Energy
    • Nuclear
    • Environment
    • Energy

    Atomic Insights LLC is a for-profit, tax-paying, publishing company based in Virginia and wholly owned by Rod Adams (Rod’s words). Ionactive (Mark Ramsay) has been following Rod Adams for many years. Topics include articles on atomic energy, radiation risk, energy and much more.

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  • Digital (medical) Radiography

    Published: Mar 03, 2019

    Source: ICRP

    This link takes you to a document hosted by the educational section of the ICRP site. The document provides a very readable overview of digital (medical) radiography.

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  • Fusion Power

    Published: Mar 03, 2019

    Source: Culham Centre for Fusion Energy

      Tags:
    • Fusion
    • Energy

    Culham Centre for Fusion Energy - scientists and engineers are working with partners around the globe to develop fusion as a new source of cleaner energy for tomorrow's power stations. It has lots of interested features and articles - well worth a look!

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  • Guidance for protecting aircrew from the effects of cosmic radiation

    Published: Mar 03, 2019

    Source: CAA - UK

      Tags:
    • Aviation
    • Cosmic radiation

    This guidance is provided by the UK Civil Aviation Authority. Its currently based on the Directive 96/29 Euratom, although the 2013 Directive does not make any significant changes in advice. The guidance explains cosmic radiation, outlines potential doses, provides considerations for occupational exposure and outlines acceptable means of compliance.

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