Becquerel


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French physicist who discovered that rays emitted by uranium salts affect photographic plates (1852-1908)

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The Japanese standard compares with a 150 becquerel per kilogram limit in Ukraine after the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, the group said.
By the late 1890s, Antoine-Henri Becquerel and Marie and Pierre Curie had discovered the radioactive elements contained within uranium ore, and radium isolated by Marie Curie from uranium-containing ores was thought to hold promise for curing cancer (1).
Reindeer meat in northern Norway was found to contain 500-2,500 becquerel (Bq) of cesium-137 per kilogram, it said.
EPA proposed in 1991 that the maximum contaminant level for radon in drinking water be set at 11 becquerel per liter (Bq/L).
The year 1996 marks the 100th anniversary of the discovery of natural radioactivity by the French physicist Antoine Henri Becquerel while studying the behaviour of a fluorescent uranium salt on exposure to sunlight.
The allowed cesium level on fishery products will be lowered from 370 becquerel per kilogram (Bq/kg) to 100 Bq/kg.
The radioactive concentration in the seawater is below 1 becquerel per liter, and radiation in the air also poses no health risk, according to the Iwaki city office.
In these prefectures where deposition of iodine-131 was reported, on 31 March, the range was from 29 to 1350 becquerel per square metre.
48 becquerel (Bq) per liter of rainwater in Seoul and 0.
1896: French physicist and Nobel lauretate Henri Becquerel discovers radioactivity.
Becquerel Watson, 11, from Wattsville, near Caerphilly, participated with her mum Kathryn, 39, and grandmother Val Tucker, 62.
One hundred years ago French scientist Henri Becquerel discovered radioactivity.
Ever since the days of WilhelmRoentgen and Henri Becquerel, just before the turn of the century, people have been using X-rays to find out about the insides of opaque solid objects.