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Originally posted by bluemirage5
reply to post by YouAreDreaming
I lost count how many of your nuclear power stations are built on fault lines but it's not a matter of if but when one or more explode during an EQK or a Tsunami. Learn from the Japanese!
We've all been exposed to Cesium 137 and we're still alive, right? Here is some info about it:
Originally posted by favouriteslave
What does that really mean if any of the particles are Cesium 137? Does that change the scope of "little risk" Maybe the info is wrong but I've heard that 1 particle of cesium 137 can screw you up.
What it and other forms of ionizing radiation can do is destroy DNA. The body deals with multiple cases of damaged DNA regularly, probably on a daily basis, so I don't see any reason you should be concerned about 1 particle. The larger the dose, the less capable the body is of dealing with the damage. That's why small doses are generally not harmful since the body can deal with those, but large doses are harmful because they overwhelm the body's repair mechanisms and some of the damaged DNA ends up making cancer cells.
How can cesium-137 affect people's health?
Like all radionuclides, exposure to radiation from cesium-137 results in increased risk of cancer. Everyone is exposed to very small amounts of cesium-137 in soil and water as a result of atmospheric fallout.
Interey demonstrate it was NOT a hoax, did you read your link?
Originally posted by SMR
It's probably set to private because it is a fake video. A hoax.
It has been making it's rounds for days now under different names.
It's as fake as that fallout map that was going around.
LIVE RADIATION MONITORING - WEST L.A.
What just happened? It just spiked from 50 to 389?
We used to leave the Inspector on view during our 10 minute averaging which counts the total ionizing events which are then divided by ten for a more accurate Counts Per Minute measurement. This practice confused and alarmed some folks because they thought that was the actual CPM going up and up. We now remove the Inspector for 10-15 minute periods to do this averaging which is then immediately posted on EnviroReporter.com’s Radiation Station.
Originally posted by SMR
I was talking about the YouTube video
The link I made was to an actual live meter.