Links to Good Nuc Info

Nuclear Music:
Click on the players below to hear songs about Geiger Counters and Super Colliders. (Another is Tom Waits - The Piano Has Been Drinking.)
I suggest you leave it play while you browse the rest of this page. Enjoy!

If you would like to buy the MP3, you can here

This would be a great theme song when prospecting for hot rocks!
If you would like to buy the MP3, you can here

Doo-wop by employees of CERN. You don't hear many songs on this subject. 
Background on this group is here and video here. (see @2:40)
"Their humorous songs are freely available on their website." here

Nuclear Reading:
These are the two best books I've come across. Amazon links provided for more detail.

Nuclear Articles:

Some basic info on the effects of high radiation on electronics. 

Lively article with great shots of mushroom clouds.

"Now, a new map of global antineutrino emissions could shed light on our planet's interior, as well as the heat processes that take place within it."
First 'nuclear' map of our planet sheds light on Earth's interior and reveals man-made radiation activity

An interesting article about nuclear science history, the Curie's, and taking risks for science. 
My Great-Great-Aunt Discovered Francium. And It Killed Her

Nothing new under the sun? Read about a natural nuclear reactor.

Here is an amazing series of photos showing the craters resulting from the nuclear tests in Nevada.

Along the same lines, an animation showing the timeline of nuclear detonations throughout history.

A firsthand account of what it was like to live in Oak Ridge Tennessee when they were building the bomb.

In this article, a worker at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station gives his eyewitness account of what happened there on March 11, 2011,

What happened in Manhattan during the Manhattan Project?
Why They Called It the Manhattan Project

An interesting article about a study on the effect of radiation on microbes responsible for the decomposition of plant life.

I found this to be one of the clearest description of what's currently going on at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
"Miles O'Brien, science correspondent for PBS NewsHour, has produced a series of three must-see investigative reports revisiting the Fukushima nuclear crisis in Japan. His stories explore how the radiation leaks triggered by the earthquake and tsunami are continuing to affect life there, and beyond."

Nuclear crisis at Fukushima continues to unfold: a trilogy of reports by PBS NewsHour's Miles O'Brien (video)

Radiation Dose Chart
This chart is released to the public domain by its authors. I thought some of you would find it helpful. Please click on it for a larger image.

From the authors:"I waive all copyright to this chart and place it in the public domain, so you are free to reuse it anywhere with no permission necessary. (However, keep in mind that I am not a radiation expert, and this chart is intended for general public informational use only.)"

Nice article about Vaseline glass . . .

Doris Day - Tic Tic Tic.mp3
John Giametti,
Apr 15, 2014, 3:03 PM
Warren Smith - Uranium Rock.mp3
John Giametti,
Apr 16, 2014, 12:29 PM