Mitchell Atlas Nuclear engineering for fun and profit

Fukushima Seawater and the Radioactivity of Human Blood

You may have come across articles like this one across the web breathlessly heralding “alarming” predictions of seawater contamination from Fukushima of up to 30 becquerels per cubic meter (Bq/m^3) along the West Coast of North America. What do these numbers mean? Should you be worried?

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Interesting and educational YouTube channels

I’m sure that I’ve mentioned this before, but one of my favorite ways to spend my free time is to watch videos on YouTube. But there is more to YouTube than videos of cats and viral videos! In this post, I will tell you about some of my favorite educational YouTube channels that I regularly watch.

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Atoms and Elements

Before we begin to learn about radiation, we must first develop a basic understanding of chemistry and physics.

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Advanced RSS: a review of RSSOwl

Last time I introduced RSS as a way to keep up with all of your favorite websites without having to visit them one by one. I recommended a popular online RSS reader called Feedly to start off. Feedly has many basic features such as feed categorization, mobile access, and easy sharing to social networks.

But what if you want other features like offline access, advanced grouping, labeling, filtering, searching, and more? Then you will probably be best served by a more powerful RSS reader. Enter RSSOwl

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Basic RSS: Using Feedly to Save Time Online

Wouldn’t it be great if you could get all of your favorite sites delivered to you automatically, like a magazine? You wouldn’t have to keep checking them throughout the day for updates, so you could use that time for other purposes. And if you hate internet ads as much as I do (a lot!), what if I told you that you could easily avoid them as well?

Well, luckily for you, I’m about to!

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