Radiation Fears?

A homeopathic and acupuncture proponent (Dr. (?) Mark Sircus) apparently from Brazil recently posted that Fukushima is going to kill a lot of people with radioactivity.  His claims appear to be on par with his referenced and disgraced H. Caldicott (Pandora’s Promise).  What is contrary is that a comment calling out a few problems with […]

Fun Things in Radioactivity

Michael Blastland in the BBC NewsMagazine brings up the long known natural radioactivity of bananas, noting there is a new proposed unit of radiation measurement:  Banana Equivalent Dose (BED).   It might be fun to start a conversation at a party by asking:  “What is your BED today?”.  (Sleeping with a partner is about a half […]