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Report: Nuclear fallout in 1950s Kazakhstan worse than Chernobyl

Sigma Xi SmartBrief | Mar 22, 2017

Fallout from nuclear weapons testing in Kazakhstan during the 1950s was more widespread and devastating than previously disclosed by the Soviet Union, according to newly uncovered classified documents. The documents by Moscow's Institute of Biophysics were found in the Institute of Radiation Medicine and Ecology's archive and show the fallout was four times that of the Chernobyl disaster. New Scientist (free content) (03/20)


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Sigma Xi SmartBrief | Mar 24, 2017

5 new particles discovered using Large Hadron Collider

Sigma Xi SmartBrief | Mar 21, 2017

Analysis of King George III's letters supports mental illness diagnosis

Sigma Xi SmartBrief | Mar 24, 2017

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Sigma Xi SmartBrief | Mar 20, 2017

UK student finds error in NASA space station data

Sigma Xi SmartBrief | Mar 23, 2017

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Sigma Xi SmartBrief | Mar 24, 2017

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Sigma Xi SmartBrief | Mar 24, 2017


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