[ RadSafe ] Radiation exposure and the power of zero By Jeffrey Patterson | 26 April 2011

Bill Prestwich prestwic at mcmaster.ca
Fri May 6 09:37:17 CDT 2011

The statement that science has shown there is no safe level of radiation is
not defensible, if for no other reason than there is no scientific
definition of safe.


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Subject: [ RadSafe ] Radiation exposure and the power of zero By Jeffrey
Patterson | 26 April 2011

(thebulletin) in parentheses to eliminate any search engine benefit .

I am wondering what the opinion among the physicists is regarding the
conclusion of this article. It is different from that which I was taught.
Especially the last paragraph:

We must choose to halt this process. To do this we need to quickly abolish
> all nuclear weapons, and make a dramatic and rapid retreat from the use of
> nuclear power to generate electricity. Only then will we demonstrate that
> recognize and appreciate the true meaning of Einstein's prophetic words:
> "The splitting of the atom has changed everything save our mode of
> Thus we drift toward unparalleled catastrophe."

I realize he is just a physician but is the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists
even credible???
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