radiation

8.1.19

Australian Man Takes a Piss in His Backyard, Triggers a Radiation Alert

The man self-discharged from hospital after receiving nuclear medicine. When he got home, his urine contaminated his backyard and exposed his family to radiation.

3.6.19

The Moon Has Tan Lines, NASA Says

Magnetic hotspots on the Moon might contain clues about how to protect humans from radiation on other planets.

1.17.19

Welcome to the Australian Desert Where Nuclear Tests Melted Sand into Glass

Maralinga is a remote part of South Australia where the UK tested nuclear weapons during the Cold War.

11.12.17

Am I Going to Get Cancer From My Microwave?

Probably not, but take the plastic off that damn Hot Pocket.

2.21.17

Nobody Is Sure What Caused a Mysterious Radiation Spike Across Europe

Some speculate a Russian nuclear test in the Arctic, but experts say a pharmaceutical facility could be responsible.

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