radiation

The World’s First Deep Geological Nuclear Vault Will Store Radioactive Waste in Finland for 100,000 Years

Posted in Business, Science on 31st Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

Spent fuel rods from nuclear reactors will be encased in layers of various materials before being lowered into tunnels 430 meters underground.

A laser-powered upgrade to radiotherapy cancer treatment

Posted in Hardware, Medicine, Science on 26th Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

A new research venture pairs cutting-edge particle accelerator science and radiation therapy.

Smarter Radiation Therapy Enhances Personalized Care for Cancer Patients

Posted in Medicine on 19th Dec, 2021
by Alex Muller

may have their treatment plan reassessed and optimized before every session, allowing the maximal radiation dose to be delivered to the tumor while reducing the risk of irradiating nearby healthy tissues.

Radiation could restrict crewed Mars missions to less than four years

Posted in Science on 5th Sep, 2021
by Alex Muller

An international team of scientists has calculated that a crewed mission to Mars should only last a maximum of four years if the astronauts' health isn't to be endangered by prolonged exposure to cosmic radiation.

Astronauts could live inside ice domes on Mars

Posted in Science on 7th Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

The astronauts who will someday go to Mars will be bombarded by radiation from space.