ionizing radiation

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high-energy radiation capable of producing ionization in substances through which it passes

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United Nations Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation, to the General Assembly.
Returning to his studies, he earned a doctorate in physics and went to Paris to work on atomic radiation at the Joliot-Curie laboratories, where he said he suffered a second personal crisis.
Scientific Committee on Atomic Radiation says other than the 30 confirmed deaths in the immediate aftermath only 19 Acute Radiation Syndrome survivors had died by 2006 for various reasons.
Wolfgang Weiss, chairman of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation, also said the Fukushima disaster was less dramatic than Chernobyl in 1986 but "much more serious" than Three Mile Island in 1979.
Wolfgang Weiss, chairman of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR), said the Fukushima disaster was less dramatic than Chernobyl in 1986 but "much more serious" than Three Mile Island in 1979.
The UN Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation conservatively estimates that 4,000 cases of thyroid cancer have arisen in areas close to Chernobyl, in Ukraine itself as well as in Belarus and Russia.
I think it is universally accepted that I am a cool person - as cool as anyone my age who grew up in a small town, never watched much television as a kid, has no sense of style and whose hairline is proof that in the 1950s some people were affected by atomic radiation.
Marnich said she wrote the play to capture the spirit, courage and integrity of the women, who were part of the world's first mass experience with deaths and injuries from atomic radiation.
This report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation, delivered in 2006, describes variable rates of cancer related to atomic radiation beginning with epidemiological studies and evaluations of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and other non-cancer diseases following radiation exposure.
John Taylor, 71, from South Shields, is among 900 former servicemen exposed to atomic radiation during the 50s and 60s.
Charlesby, Atomic Radiation and Polymers, Pergamon, Oxford (1960).
It's like reviving Frankenstein--this is the sequel," says Robert Alvarez, executive director of the Standing for Truth About Radiation (STAR) Foundation and co-author of Killing Our Own: The Disaster of America's Experience with Atomic Radiation.