Sunny Sunday

Woof, Woof, said the Sun Dog

Woof, Woof, said the Sun Dog

RADS ON A PLANE: On Nov. 11th, Tony Phillips of spaceweather.com flew from California across the USA to attend a science communications meeting in Washington DC. As an experiment, he decided to take a radiation sensor onboard the plane. The results were eye-opening. During the apex of his flight to DC, cruising 39,000 feet above the desert between Reno and Phoenix, he recorded a dose rate almost 30 times higher than on the ground below.

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14 Responses to Sunny Sunday

  1. º¿carol says:

    The movie we watched, Jim, was “About Time.”

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  2. David B. Benson says:

    Radiophobes should not fly. Foolish of them.

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  3. Den says:

    3000 flights per day over the US with all passengers receiving an overdose of radiation could have significant impact on brain function which would contribute to the ever-increasing ignorance of the American populous,
    After all we are electro-chemical beings.
    I wonder if anyone has studied the effects of a charged body (airplane) moving through the Earth’s magnetic field.

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    • jim hitchcock says:

      I use this on a daily basis:

      ◾Many brands of toothpaste were laced with radioactive substances that were claimed to make teeth shine whiter, such as Doramad Radioactive Toothpaste.

      Radiation is actually good for you. Just ask the giant ants.

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  4. Den says:

    Lewis Black’s rant about teachers:

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  5. David B. Benson says:

    Sunny here. Should rake.

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  6. David B. Benson says:

    T.D. Luckey
    Radiation Hormesis Overview

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  7. Den says:

    Sheeps-A-Calling once again, would not want them to get angry, they might make it baaaaaaad for me. 🙂

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