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Added on Feb 9, 2012
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Arnie Gundersen on EcoReview Fukushima's Impact on the Oceans original upload here. [NOTE: Half-life is the time taken for a radioactive substance to decay by half.] * Cesium-134 ~ 2 years * Cesium-137 ~ 30 years * Iodine-131 ~ 8 days * Plutonium-239 ~ 24,200 years * Ruthenium-103 ~ 39 days [Ruthenium is a fission product of uranium-235.] * Ruthenium-106 ~ 374 days * Strontium-90 ~ 28.85 years [Strontium-90 is a product of nuclear fission and is found in large amounts in spent nuclear fuel and in radioactive waste from nuclear reactors.] * Uranium-234 ~ 246,000 years * Uranium-235 ~ 703.8 million years * Uranium-238 ~ 4.468 billion years
Channels: News Green & Environmental Health & Fitness
Tags: Arnie Gundersen,gamma ray, alpha particles, Fukushima Daiichi, uranium, plutonium, spent fuel rods, cooling pools
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