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Japanese researchers exposed to accidental radiation – Video


Published on May 25, 2013

Researchers exposed to radiation during experiment
A Japanese nuclear research agency says 4 of its researchers accidentally suffered internal radiation exposure during an experiment. The incident took place on Thursday at the government-affiliated Japan Atomic Energy Agency in Ibaraki Prefecture, north of Tokyo.
The Nuclear Regulatory Authority says it received a report from the agency on Friday evening. It is asking the agency for details about the accident and the reason for the delay in filing its report. The Japan Atomic

Energy Agency says four male researchers in their 20s and 30s were firing a beam over gold to generate elementary particles when the device malfunctioned and the output of the beam rose 400-fold. The gold was heated to high temperatures and vaporized, generating radioactive materials.
The agency officials say they believe there’s no risk to the researchers’ health.
May 25, 2013 – Updated 00:04 UTC

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