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How clean is clean?

How clean is clean? Does something have to be spotless to be considered “clean” or is it good enough to be “clean enough?” And, if the latter, how good is clean enough? Bringing the matter home – should I insist that my sons’ room be spotless continually, or can I tolerate a little bit of [...]

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Post-RDD radioactive waste

Radioactive waste disposal is not cheap. When I was a radiation safety officer we spent $10,000 each year to dispose of a fairly small amount of waste, and a few years our disposal bill was closer to $50,000. At another university I worked at we spent over a half million dollars to get rid of [...]

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