[ RadSafe ] Dinosaur Bones

Franz Schönhofer franz.schoenhofer at chello.at
Wed Jul 10 15:16:14 CDT 2013


Yes, dinosaur bones use to contain (slightly) elevated concentrations of 
radionuclides. Forget about Calcium - no naturally occurring radioactive 
isotope, forget K-40 - all salts soluble and K-40 accumulates in muscle, not 
in bones. Radon is a gas and escapes soon. What else? Radium and daughters 
of course, because radium replaces calcium in bone tissue. I have "measured" 
with a cheap dose rate meter dinosaur bones and petrified wood in a curio 
shop in Moab. Both showed slightly elevated doserates. The shop used to have 
years before my last visit a room full with a great collection of 
instruments originally used for uranium prospecting, but everything was 
removed to a barn to be kept. At least they did not dump them altogether!

I do not believe that extinction was by alien nuclear warheads: Where is the 
plutonium or the enriched uranium?

Best regards,


-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht----- 
From: JPreisig at aol.com
Sent: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 7:10 PM
To: radsafe at health.phys.iit.edu
Subject: [ RadSafe ] Dinosaur Bones

Dear Radsafe,

     Hope you are well.  According to television  (Ancient Aliens show)
Dinosaur bones are quite radioactive
(Calcium, K-40, Radon, what else???).  Anybody ever count any???   What
were the radionuclides

    They also suggest, possibly, that nuclear warheads were  also a
possible mechanism for ending the dinosaur era.  Wonder who nuked  them???? 
guess some dinosaurs survived the bombing (birds, some  reptiles, some
dinosaurs, Nessie (Loch Ness), Coelocanths etc.).  I guess  Ocean water 
would be a
pretty good shield against nuclear blasts.

    I guess other mechanisms for dinosaur destruction were
comets/asteroids, volcanoes, etc.

    If nuclear bombing of the Earth did occur, then one  wonders how
completely (by surface area) the Earth's surface was  destroyed.  Is the 
layer observed worldwide rather continuous in  extent and thickness, and
could it have been produced by nuclear warheads?   Or is the Iridium layer
distribution more pointlike
(i.e. indicated by circular areas on the Earth's surface, i.e. kindof like
a Poisson Distribution???).

    Maybe some of you can stop laughing/guffawing now.   Time to get your
favorite Geiger counter or portable MultiChannel Analyzer and  Germanium
detector and count some bones at your local museum.

    One Ancient Alien Archeology site had traces of  radioactivity, but the
buildings etc. were still standing.
Did someone have a neutron bomb way back when????  Of course, the  Ancient
Alien shows never tell you the activity levels present or the  radionuclides
which were present.

    Regards, Joe Preisig

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