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electric2004Dec. 01, 2013 - 02:10AM JST
Do they have to fly over china?
Posted in: Safe trip
electric2004Nov. 13, 2013 - 05:04PM JST
Really, no surprise here.
Posted in: There were falsified discounts for 1,045 products of the 17 stores.
electric2004Nov. 13, 2013 - 05:02PM JST
She is definitely a good choice.
Posted in: Caroline Kennedy sworn in as ambassador to Japan
electric2004Nov. 13, 2013 - 05:00PM JST
When there are nails, where is the man with the hammer?
Posted in: Nail Queens for 2013 announced
electric2004Nov. 12, 2013 - 08:52PM JST
This is a clearly biased article.
China is shown as the victim.
Sending out ship after ship to start disputes looks not passive, but aggressive to me.
Posted in: China’s passive wait-and-see strategy
electric2004May. 27, 2013 - 06:40AM JST
Thank you for your comments.
About access to the Hadron hall: it is necessary to have a radiation badge and it is also necessary to attend a lecture on the risk, when working in the Hadron hall area.
The badge is the access key.
Because the researcher affected were wearing badges, it was possible to find out the dose they were exposed to.
The other researchers on site were probably far enough away so that their dose should be negligible.
Still this event shows that the risk assessment was not complete.
Posted in: 4 researchers exposed to radiation at Tokaimura lab
electric2004May. 26, 2013 - 07:40PM JST
Now we learn the meaning of (m)oral integrity.
Posted in: Porn star Sora Aoi's calligraphy sparks art debate in China
electric2004May. 26, 2013 - 03:20PM JST
As you correctly stated, the problem happened in the beam line to the Hadron experiment hall.
What did happen?
Usually the proton beam from MR (Main Ring), which was cycling at a 6 second period, will be extracted by a
process called slow extraction over a 2 second period.
One quadrupole power supply, which controls this procedure had a problem, and for one cycle the beam was
extracted in a too short time. E.g. the beam went there, where it was expected, but too high peak intensity.
This gave some damage and the reported activation.
This is not at all related to a nuclear power plant.
This is related to basic research in nuclear physics to find out about the nature of matter.
There is no radioactive material installed. Just a thin foil made of gold. This becomes activated, e.g. by hitting with protons, some gold atoms are changed and can become instable isotopes.
Most of such activation goes down in short time (hours or days).
electric2004May. 04, 2013 - 05:16AM JST
As Squidbert correctly stated, the name of the agency is JAEA.
The name JAERI disappeared, after JAERI and the cycle laboratory were unified several years ago.
Posted in: Black smoke detected from Monju reactor during test operations
electric2004Mar. 07, 2013 - 11:13AM JST
In contrast Daimler plans for 35 percent women in management positions by 2020. Now that's a goal.
Posted in: Nissan HQ opens a daycare facility to help increase female managers up to 10%.
electric2004Mar. 06, 2013 - 01:02PM JST
Now this could be a way to replace missing or lost Lego blocks!
Posted in: 3D printer wows crowds at world's top high-tech fair
electric2004Mar. 06, 2013 - 01:00PM JST
Good, finally there can be hope for the country. More early would have been better.
Posted in: Venezuelan President Chavez dies of cancer at 58
electric2004Feb. 20, 2013 - 01:16AM JST
Send the A-team!
Posted in: How do you solve a problem like North Korea?
electric2004Feb. 19, 2013 - 12:31PM JST
Looks like she is starting to get pregnant.
Posted in: Quickie
electric2004Feb. 17, 2013 - 09:35AM JST
She is way too young to play a teacher role.
Posted in: Atsuko Maeda lands first TV drama role since leaving AKB48
electric2004Feb. 03, 2013 - 08:59PM JST
Thank you for your clear comment.
Posted in: Former nuclear safety chief questioned over Fukushima negligence
electric2004Jan. 29, 2013 - 02:37PM JST
Who knows? Storing electrons and positrons might actually do the trick.
Posted in: What holds energy tech back? The infernal battery
electric2004Jan. 15, 2013 - 12:53PM JST
On the weekend it was nice weather, so I went to indoor ice skating with my older 2 kids in Ibaraki on Sundat. Some slipping, but no damage. Then on Monday it was better to stay at home.
Posted in: One dead, 900 hurt after heavy snowfall in Kanto-Koshin region
electric2004Jan. 08, 2013 - 01:06PM JST
I'm coming Jolie. Give me the tissue.
Posted in: Brad Pitt tweets to Chinese that he's coming
electric2004Dec. 14, 2012 - 01:20PM JST
Posted in: Sock thief on the loose in Chiba
Dec. 14, 2013 - 06:56AM JST
Tuan Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono memberitahu Abe go and work out your problem with China, do not…
Posted in: Japan-China ties critical for Asia: Indonesia
Dec. 14, 2013 - 06:49AM JST
Paulinusa - Sadly, sometimes there is no choice as GMO products are used as ingredients, in…
Posted in: Delay in TPP trade pact hurts U.S. pivot to Asia
Dec. 14, 2013 - 06:41AM JST
OssanAmerica, as I said before if Japan does not admit that the dispute exists the ICJ…
Posted in: Gov't panel calls for stronger military to deal with China
So who's the fourth from the right, with the great knees?
Posted in: ASEAN friends
Dec. 14, 2013 - 06:29AM JST
Japan is trying and trying by rotating and rotating forever this year. Circle circle wheel wheel…
Posted in: 輪 chosen as kanji character best representing 2013