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sievert

[′zē·vərt]
(nucleonics)
The International System unit of dose equivalent, equal to the dose equivalent when the absorbed dose of ionizing radiation multiplied by stipulated dimensionless factors is 1 joule per kilogram. Abbreviated Sv.
A unit of radiation dose, equal to the dose delivered by a point source of 1 milligram of radium, enclosed in a platinum container with walls 0.5-millimeter thick, to a sample at a distance of 1 centimeter over a period of 1 hour; equal to approximately 8.38 roentgens. Also known as millicurie-of-intensity-hour.
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Sievert's style is exciting, though the storytelling is occasionally difficult to follow -- probably as a byproduct of the frenzied pace that's implied.
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The company's charitable deeds span over two decades, spearheaded by Sievert Larsson, a Swedish national and highly accomplished entrepreneur.
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As reported by Cary Zeitlin (Southwest Research Institute) and colleagues in the May 31st Science, RAD recorded the equivalent of 0.466 sievert while en route to Mars.
(The "Sievert" is a common unit of radiation dose, and one "nanosievert" is one bn th of a sievert).
The radiation dose researchers calculated was 0.66 sieverts, they report in the May 31 Science; the agencies' limit for astronauts is 1 sievert.