cesium 137


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Related to cesium 137: Chernobyl, cobalt 60, strontium 90, iodine 131
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a radioactive isotope of cesium used in radiation therapy

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On June 5th, however, the same military organisation that had only weeks before considered this incident to be very serious, suspended Operation SMOKE STACK until more information could be brought forward as to the possible whereabouts of the two missing Cesium 137 radioactive isotope containers.
Nuclear experts have identified cesium 137 as being inside a sealed container imported last week from the Philippines that was found to be emitting radiation, the Science and Technology Agency said Monday.
Since 1951," Hertsgaard writes, "Lake Karachay had accumulated an awesome 120 million curies worth of radioactivity and absorbed nearly 100 times more strontium 90 and cesium 137 than was released at Chernobyl.
The source of radiant energy is controlled and limited to cobalt 60 and cesium 137.
The plants are helping to clean the pond; their roots dangle in the water to suck up the radionuclides cesium 137 and strontium 90.
a concern that irradiates food and medical supplies, insists that using nuclear power industry wastes such as Cobalt 60 or Cesium 137 to preserve foods is perfectly safe.
According to the study, cesium 134 and cesium 137 found in 15 bluefin tuna caught off the coast of San Diego, California, last August measured 4 bequerels per kilogram and 6.