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I wouldn't sacrifice $300 for any amount of radiation I could get there, but I'd be very interested how many would.

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by Little L (ljolito (at) gmail (dot) com) on Sun May 7th, 2006 at 11:11:04 AM EST
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I must add that working in a radiation laboratory, getting any amount of radiation was not his worry - it was more that that 'four month's worth of permissible radiation' is a mean with large uncertainties, and that, say, he may carry a highly radioactive dust particle unnoticed.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Sun May 7th, 2006 at 12:22:47 PM EST
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Apparently radioactive dust gets washed off asphalt by rainfall, so that roads are relatively safe. Open soil, vegetation and buildings are not safe.

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by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun May 7th, 2006 at 12:32:41 PM EST
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