Stories matter. They yield real consequences, and the nuclear industry must place a higher value on them.
Those of you who follow me on Twitter (@millysievert) will know that a few weeks ago I asked some questions about radiation and got more of a response than I […]
We need people to be aware that nuclear power plants are part of a spectrum of nuclear technologies. To the right, nuclear medicine. To the left, nuclear bombs. We will face serious problems if the general public decides only a small part of the spectrum is acceptable.
The People’s Climate March was frustrating on several levels, but there was only one promoted view that outright annoyed me…
Honestly, I still struggle to call myself pro-nuclear in public. I often deflect the question of my work at social occasions, knowing full well that to admit it in unsympathetic […]
I still struggle to call myself pro-nuclear in public. There are other labels I am happier with though…
I’ve heard of sieverts. Mrems are new but I’ve heard of becquerels. A quick search brought grays, rads and curies into the mix too, none of which I even knew existed!
Revelation of the morning: I’ve been working in the nuclear industry for over 18 months and have no idea how radiation is even measured.