[ RadSafe ] Long-lived radionuclides
maurysis at peoplepc.com
Thu May 26 01:38:03 CDT 2011
Or perhaps even more interesting, how 'bout Ag and Au?
On 5/25/2011 10:55 PM, Jerry Cohen wrote:
> Could someone please explain why there is such inordinate concern about the
> long-live radionuclides such as
> I-129, Pu-239, etc.
> It seems to me that if long-lived species are of particular concern, we should
> be most worried about the toxic stable elements (Pb, Cd, Hg, etc) which will
> persist forever.
> Jerry Cohen
> From: Peter Miller<z3ix at kamprint.com>
> To: radsafe at health.phys.iit.edu
> Sent: Wed, May 25, 2011 11:20:58 AM
> Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] RadSafe Digest, Vol 639, Issue 1
>> 24 May 2011
>> Expert discovers simple method of dealing with harmful radioactive iodine
> How does one separate the I-129 from seawater to heat it in a microwave oven
> with lead so as to immobilize it as Prof Hyatt's technique prescribes?
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