[ RadSafe ] Re: What was the final result of the cockroach irradiation experiment by Myth busters?
Krzesniak, Michael CIV NAVSURFWARCENDIV, Crane Bldg 3059 Code 6054
michael.krzesniak at navy.mil
Thu Feb 14 06:24:55 CST 2008
I watched most of the show. I caught it after it started and wanted to see how it turned out. The source was a room irradiator. The show played up the warning lights and sounds and gm meters, but at the end is they explained that they learned they wouldn't get contaminated or even exposed. The test subjects were placed in individual compartments to get a uniform dose.
From: radsafe-bounces at radlab.nl on behalf of Jim Hoerner
Sent: Wed 2/13/2008 8:14 PM
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Cc: Bob, Nuke
Subject: [ RadSafe ] Re: What was the final result of the cockroach irradiation experiment by Myth busters?
> From: parthasarathy k s
> I could not watch the Discovery channel to get the final results of the "Myth blusters" experiment on cockroach irradiation. Can any one provide me with a summary or direct me to a source from where I can collect the results?
Hi, Dr. P!
See the following two links for all of the gory details. I suspect some at this list will be surprised by the data. I was...
http://home.jetbroadband.com/~jhoerner/know_nukes/roachmythb.jpg [data here]
PS: Big thanks to Nuke Bob for posting the data!
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