Nuclear accident in Russia or Kazakhstan sends ‘harmless’ radioactive cloud over Europe

 

Nuclear safety institutes in Europe have measured high levels of levels of ruthenium 106, a radioactive nuclide that is the product of splitting atoms that does not occur naturally.
Nuclear safety institutes in Europe have measured high levels of levels of ruthenium 106, a radioactive nuclide that is the product of splitting atoms that does not occur naturally. Photograph: Martin Muransky / Alamy/Alamy

French institute says pollution suggests release of nuclear material south of the Ural mountains in September has no consequence for human health

Source: Nuclear accident in Russia or Kazakhstan sends ‘harmless’ radioactive cloud over Europe