Increase in Radioactivity is Detected in the Air In Western and Central Europe
Germany's Federal Office for Radiation Protection said on Thursday that there was an increase in radioactivity in the air in Western and Central Europe, but there is no danger to human health, the Associated Press reported.
South Korea Confirms Traces of Radioactive Gas From North Korea's Nuclear Test
South Korea said on Wednesday traces of radioactive xenon gas were confirmed to be from a North Korean nuclear test earlier this month, but it was unable to conclude whether the test had been for a hydrogen bomb as Pyongyang claimed.
Source of Radiation Found in Varna
A source of radiation was found in a resident building in Varna in a garage near "Slivnitsa" Blvd, according to bTV.
After the control check by the authorities, the material which is stored in a box was identified.
According to the witnesses, the material is iridium 192, in a depleted uranium container. No elevated norms were established outside the premises.
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35 companies exploring for "ore and minerals" in Serbia
The Novi Sad-based daily Dnevnik is reporting that Serbia remains the only site anywhere in the world of "the new mineral" jadarite.
The mineral was discovered in 2006 in the country's western Jadar River Valley, and according to preliminary estimates, the deposits there can cover at least ten percent of the global demand for such highly sought-after elements as lithium and borate.
Government Rules Out Uranium Health Hazard For Haskovo Population
Bulgarian caretaker Minister of Health Ilko Semerdzhiev has said in parliament that so far there is no health hazard for the population of Haskovo, Southeastern Bulgaria, BNR reported.
He made the statement over fears that the drinking water in the city has an increased content of Uranium.
Olympics: Who wins when the athletes triumph?
The last Games where champions wore pure gold around their necks took place in Stockholm 104 years ago. Today, an Olympic gold medal consists of 92.5 percent silver, 6.2 percent copper and 1.3 percent gold. If its worth is measured in weight, then a gold medal from this year's Olympics is worth about US $550.
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Everyone can use a dose of “Europium” – Enjoy the show!
Internationally acclaimed dance theater group Rootless Root performs “Europium” on October 29-November 1 at the Onassis Cultural Center.
Directors of the performance, Linda Kapetanea & Jozef Fruček say:
Three people arrested at Turkish border for chemical smuggling worth $2.5 million
Two smugglers of Georgian origin have been arrested at Turkey's northeastern border for attempting to smuggle caesium and a mercury-like substance, with a combined estimated market value of $2.5 million.
Loznica demands urgent solution of environmental issues
LOZNICA - The Loznica City Council in western Serbia called at its extraordinary session on Monday for implementation of an urgent solution of the problem concerning the leak of heavy metals from the goaf of former antimony mine in Stolice.
Bulgaria's Revenue Agency Auctions Gold Bars, Platinum
Bulgaria's National Revenue Agency (NRA) is putting up for auction nearly 100 kg of gold, silver and platinum.
The items put up for sale belonged to debtors of the NRA, Nova TV informs.