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Nature of radioactivity, types of radiation

 

Interaction radiation with matter

 

Radiation sources, natural and artificial radiation 

 

Radiation detection 

 

Health effects of radiation 

 

Regulation, legal basis

 

Nuclear and radiological accidents, protection measures

 

Frequently Asked Questions

The nuclear accident at the Chernobyl reactor in 1986 shocked the world. More than 100,000 people in Belarus, Ukraine and Russia were evacuated from the contaminated area, about 5 million have been exposed. In France, Germany, Poland and other European countries radiation protection measures have been implemented. more >> 

Fukushima nuclear accident 2011 proved, that to each nuclear reactor attributed nuclear hazard. The public perception of Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear accidents clear demonstrated tremendous inefficient informing of people on radiation hazards corresponded to radionuclides releases. Nowadays in some countries more then 80% of electricity produced on Nuclear Power Plants, radioactive materials

used in medicine, industry, transport, military and other areas of human activity. more >>

We are exposing by natural radiation from space and earth, eating natural radioactive potassium and inhaling radioactive radon.

The radiation exposure is the part of our life. What is the level of risk? What is acceptable risk? What we have to do in the case of nuclear or radiological accident?