Ciro Santilli
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Highly radioactive isotope of cesium Produced from the nuclear fission of uranium, TODO exact reaction, not found in nature.
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The fucked thing about this byproduct is that it is in the same chemical family as sodium, and therefore forms a salt that looks like regular table salt, and dissolves in water and therefore easily enters your body and sticks to things.
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This is why for example in the goiΓ’nia accident a girl ended up ingesting Cesium-137 after eating an egg after touching the Cesium with her hands.
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Figure 55. Cesium-137 decay scheme. Source.
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