This storage time can last from several days to millions of years depending on the isotope of uranium used . This can be problematic as many cases have been reported of nuclear waste being mishandled resulting in pollution to the surrounding environment, as was the case in France in 2008, when over 75kg of radioactive material seeped into the ground, polluting nearby rivers and land . Though nuclear plants are subject to very rigorous safety testing, accidents still occur, most recently on 11th March 2011 in Fukushima, Japan, when a tsunami caused the malfunction of vital cooling equipment which resulted in three nuclear meltdowns and the release of radioactive material into the North Pacific Ocean . All land within 20 kilometres of the plant, a total of 600 square kilometres, has been deemed a permanent exclusion zone by the Japanese government. Large amounts of radioactive Caesium-137 have detected in a range of Japanese foodstuffs, from tea leaves, beef, milk and freshwater fish as far as 300 kilometres from the Fukushima plant
hydrogen bomb or H-bomb, weapon inferring an extensive bit of its vitality from the atomic combination of hydrogen isotopes. In a nuclear bomb, uranium or plutonium is part into lighter components that together weigh not exactly the first iotas, the rest of the mass showing up as vitality. Not at all like this splitting bomb, the hydrogen bomb capacities by the combination, or joining together, of lighter components into heavier components. The deciding item again weighs not as much as its parts, the distinction afresh showing up as vitality. Since to a great degree high temperatures are required with a specific end goal to start combination responses, the hydrogen bomb is otherwise called an atomic bomb.
The results do not support the hypothesis that a higher surface area to volume ratio would result in sulphuric acid being diffused into the agar cubes in the shortest amount of time. This is evident in the results as the exact opposite to what was predicted occurred. Instead of the smallest cube with the largest surface area to volume ratio of 1cm3 having the quickest diffusion rate, it conversely took the longest at 0.092 cm3 per second, whilst the 2cm3 cube with 0.0384 cm3 per second took the least amount of time. This directly refutes the hypothesis. There was also no consistent trend evident in the results. Between the two largest blocks of 2cm3 and 3cm3, there was only a 0.00243 cm3 per second, however, and in contrast to the hypothesis,
The electromagnetic spectrum is the range of all type of EM radiation. It also describes the wavelength of light. EM radiation is the radiant energy that is released by a certain electromagnetic processes and a wavelength is the distance between successive crests of a wave.
In the experiment that tested whether leaf litter played a role in poison frog decline, there was ten plots that had no change in leaf litter. The data was fairly consistent until plot number seven appeared to have sixteen frogs in it. This was more than twice of the amount of frogs than any of the other plots with no change in leaf litter. Clearly, this is an outlier in the data and could have thrown off the average amount of strawberry poison dart frogs in leaf litters. If 1,000 frogs had been tested, this outlier would not have made such an impact on the mean. One plot in each condition represents 10% of all the poison frogs that lie in the corresponding treatment's population. This means that out of one million poison frogs, one hundred thousand frogs are being represented in a single
During WWII there were many deaths and terrible battles but the worst of all of them was America dropping the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This tactic of bombing a city was the wrong decision by America, it was completely barbaric and was an act of total war something no country should ever use. The main issues with this decision was that it wasn’t an attack on a military base like Pearl Harbor but it was an attack on a populated city and Japan was prepared to surrender because they knew America and the Allied Powers would win the war. The main argument others have is that the Atomic bomb saved lives by creating a fast end to the war so it wouldn’t be strung out resulting in more deaths on both sides but Japan was prepared to surrender
The purpose of this lab was to use chemical and physical tests to identify indicators of disease in synthetic urine samples. This lab tested samples for protein levels, glucose levels, and pH levels. In a normally functioning individual, proteins cannot pass through the glomerulus; therefore proteins should not be found in urine. However, in the nephrons of individuals with Bright’s Disease, the glomerulus no longer stops all proteins from entering the urine (Giuseppe et al., 2002, pp. 357–358). Bright’s Disease is characterized by a change in the permeability of the glomerulus, which allows proteins to pass through and since the nephron has no way of reabsorbing proteins they are passed into the urine (Giuseppe et al., 2002,
Ans: The 8th lane shows up nothing which means hair fllicle DNA sample doesn't have DNA in it. The 9th lane showed up bright light colour which means Cauliflower DNA sample has DNA in it, but both 8th and 9th lanes are expected to show bright
Kelly Walton has her doctorate in veterinarian medicine and completed her studying of comparative medicine at Colorado State University. In her article, “Why I am a Laboratory Veterinarian”, Kelly expresses how her love of animals is the passion which drives her to work to improve the well-being of animals through her career. She speaks on the issue solely from her experience with no significant bias toward either side. The purpose of her argument is to dispel the doubts so many people have about laboratory veterinarians. It hopes to establish laboratory veterinarians as truly passionate about the proper care of their patients and how important they are in the field of animal research. Kelly Walton provides a strong argument of how laboratory
A categorical variable places an individual into one of several groups or categories. A quantitative
“The use of the atomic bomb, with its indiscriminate killing of women and children, revolts my soul.”-Herbert Hoover. The effects of the atomic bombs were catastrophic in Japan and they impact many of their lives still today. The atomic bomb droppings in Japan have caused many mental, physical, and genetic disorders, as well as leaving many children orphaned, and causing fear that should not have had to been a part of Japanese citizens everyday lives.
In the lab, “Properties of Hydrates,” the purpose was to compare the properties of several well observable hydrates and to determine if dehydration is a reversible or irreversible change. The lab consisted of attaining a pea-size sample of each compound, burning it over a bunsen burner, and comparing the starting mass and the mass lost after the combustion. These results are important to be able to identify a variety of different chemicals that contain water molecules as part of their crystalline structure. Some can be removed by heating (resulting in evaporation) and some remain mostly unchanged. In this lab the answer will be found.
Many projects around the United States worked on the race to create the atomic bomb. One project, The Manhattan Project, led by Julius Robert Oppenheimer, created enough U-235 to create one of these deadly weapons. The Atomic bomb should be eliminated and banned around the world to stop the potential destruction of our world.
The discovery of Ytterbium occurred over the course of a century. It begun with the mineral gadolinite which was discovered in a quarry near the town of Ytterby, Sweden. In 1843, Carl Gustaf Mosander, was able to separate gadolinite into three materials, which he named yttria, erbia and terbia (Emsley). Due to the similarities between their names and properties, scientists confused erbia and terbia and had eventually reversed their names. In 1878, Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac, a Swiss chemist, discovered that erbia consisted of two components (Emsley). Marignac named one ytterbia and the other kept the name erbia. He believed that ytterbia was a compound of a new element, which he named ytterbium. Other chemists experimented with ytterbium
A calendar quarter means any 3-month period determined as follows: The first period of any year may begin on any date in January: provided, that the second, third, and fourth periods accordingly begin on the same date in April, July, and October, respectively, and that the fourth period extends into January of the succeeding year (29 CFR 1910 OSHA General Industry Regulations, 2014). Rem means a measure of the dose of any ionizing radiation to body tissue in terms of its estimated biological effect relative to a dose of 1 roentgen (r) of X-rays (1 millirem (mrem)=0.001 rem). The relation of the rem to other dose units depends upon the biological effect under consideration and upon the conditions for irradiation (29 CFR 1910 OSHA General Industry