Wednesday, February 22, 2017

COTW: Radiation Is Bad for Your Health

So who cares if the Japanese are living in a radioactive cloud?  We live on the other side of the Pacific.  Think again, McGinty!  If you are a sushi lover, you are consuming Fukushima Cs137, a long-lasting radioactive isotope.  This computer  simulation shows the spread of contamination 1412 days after the event occurred:

US officials constantly say that detected levels of cesium isotopes in migratory tuna are well below levels considered safe.  Go ahead have another bite of tuna, mate.  No worries!