29 microcuries of plutonium-239, more than 4o times the amount a person might expect to be exposed to in an entire lifetime.
What does uCi stand for?
uCi stands for Microcurie (unit of radioactivity)
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- University of California Housing System
- University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
- U Can't Handle This (fantasy football league)
- Ulster Community and Hospitals Trust (Newtownards, Northern Ireland, UK)
- Unified Complex Hadamard Transform
- University of California Hospital Training School
- Under the Computer Hood Users Group
- United Church Users Group
- Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village (Canada)
- University Center for Human Values
- Ultimate Creations, Inc. (various organizations)
- Ultrasonic Contact Impedance (hardness test method)
- Unclassified Controlled Information
- Under Construction Indefinitely
- Unemployment Compensation Insurance
- Unicredito Italiano (Italian banking group)
- Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos
- Union City, Indiana
- Unión Corresponsalía Internacional (Guatemala)
- Union Cycliste Internationale (International Cycling Union)
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Officials toss around words and phrases like acute radiation syndrome, core damage, decay heat, fission, fuel rods, full meltdown, fusion, inert gas, kilovolt, lixiviant, microcurie, nuclear coolants, partial meltdown, teletherapy and watthour as if the public has a clue.
A US Navy investigation determined the amount of radioactivity that seeped from a valve was less than half a microcurie, or less than what would be found in a 50-pound (22.
With their first microreactor, the researchers made 190 microcuries of the material in 14, minutes.
For Leyner/Bizarro has a chunk of kryptonite implanted in his pineal gland, which is hardwired to his third eye, which mystic organ saturates "the Dave" with ultimately toxic microcuries of self-regard.
Len Dietz calculates that, based on his assumptions about the percentage of uranium dust that would become airborne, the APG could have averaged uranium dust emissions of 11,600 microcuries per month (30,000 grams) during the period of weapons testing.
169 microcuries of plutonium 239, a dose of radiation nearly 24 times what the average person receives in 50 years.
In their study, the Hershey team injected 2 microcuries of iodine-131 into 72 rats.