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3 reasons why nuclear power is AWESOME!

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“Doctor” Helen Caldicott is a fraud

“Doctor” Helen Caldicott is a paediatrician, not a nuclear radiation expert. Her husband is a radiologist, but she is not. She’s a children’s doctor. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helen_Caldicott Helen debated George Monbiot on Democracy Now, and sounded like a rabid conspiracy theorist rather … Continue reading

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SBS’s “Uranium” series prediction

OK, given the way SBS’s ‘Uranium’ series is going, I predict the last episode on nuclear power will *not* discuss breeder reactors, and will conclude that nuclear power is too expensive, too dangerous, and leaves waste forever. There are Phd’s … Continue reading

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LFTR’s to fight cancer

This one really interested me. Targeted alpha therapy. Attach an alpha emitting particle (like Bismuth 213) to an anti-body which then goes and attaches to a cancer cell and the radiation kills that cancer cell. Bismuth 213 only comes from … Continue reading

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Fukushima! Scary! Pacific dead! We’re all going to die!

Lately I’ve been amazed at the level of ranting on youtube. Ranting about a very GOOD and helpful NOAA map that saved lives. Is this a map of radiation spreading out of Japan? Hint: what does the legend indicate?That’s right, … Continue reading

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Your fear of radiation is probably doing you harm!

Great article by Gizmodo, which makes the points that the psychological trauma of the Fukushima evacuation has probably been far, far more deadly to more people than the actual radiation would have!

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George Lucas photobombs nuclear documentary

What the? George Lucas photobombs this documentary on nuclear safety. I swear! At 1:07 they’re discussing separating out different types of nuclear waste, a physicist is walking down the street and George Lucas photobombs and walks into his hotel!

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