radioactive material


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radioactive material

[¦rād·ē·ō′ak·tiv mə′tir·ē·əl]
(nucleonics)
A material having one or more constituents that exhibit significant radioactivity.
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The United States Department of Defense (DoD) defines an RDD as "any device, including weapon or equipment, other than a nuclear explosive device, specifically designed to employ radioactive material by disseminating it to cause destruction, damage, or injury by means of the radiation produced by the decay of such material".
the radioactive material found in a back garden and (below) close-up pictures of the danger devices
Its paperwork now states that any radioactive material shipped would be cause for the termination of the business relationship.
Only a few years ago did we finally manage to take the radioactive material out [of Lebanon] and avoid [repercussions].
The site ultimately had several facilities that handled radioactive materials and 10 reactors, including the Sodium Reactor Experiment, which was highlighted on the Edward R.
The road on both sides of the accident was closed for a while while a sealed box carrying the radioactive material was recovered.
Latest reports indicate the fire is about three miles from highly radioactive material in an area that once handled spent nuclear fuel, Energy Department spokeswoman Ms Julie Erickson said.
Industrial radioactive material applications, however, actually carry the greatest hazard potential for causing broader contamination within a foundry and pose the risk for both internal and external human exposure.
FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant, including exposing workers to high amounts of radiation and allowing leaks of radioactive material over the past four years.
TOKYO, Shawwal 11, 1432, Sep 9, 2011, SPA -- Radioactive material released into the sea in the Fukushima nuclear power plant crisis is more than triple the amount estimated by plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co , Japanese researchers say, according to Reuters.
POLICE are questioning four men seized after it was alleged they were trying to buy radioactive material for a "dirty bomb".
A DRAMATIC rise in the level of smuggling of radioactive material has increased the risk of a ``dirty bomb'' terrorist attack, it was claimed last night.

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