A Radioactive Cloud from Russia Swept Over Europe — and No One Knows Why

A radioactive cloud of pollution sounds like a plot point out of the worst B movie - but that's what multiple European monitoring stations recently detected. Official monitors in Germany and France detected ruthenium 106, a nuclide, in late September, and some people suggested it originated in Kazakhstan or southern Russia. [...]

A Radioactive Cloud from Russia Swept Over Europe — and No One Knows Why

The radioactive nuclide Ruthenium 106 is believed to have originated in Russia or Kazakhstan

Fri 10 Nov 17 from TIME

France: Russian accident caused recent radioactivity spike

The French nuclear safety agency says it thinks an apparently minor accident at a Russian facility caused a recent spike in radioactivity in the air over much of Europe.

Fri 10 Nov 17 from Phys.org

Experts suspect nuclear accident in Russia or Kazakhstan

French authorities say based on weather patterns, the most plausible source of the radioactive pollution lay south of the Ural mountains, between the Urals and the Volga river.

Fri 10 Nov 17 from Daily Mail

Suspicious radioactive cloud over Europe may have originated in Russia

A radioactive cloud of pollution sounds like a plot point out of the worst B movie - but that's what multiple European monitoring stations recently detected. Official monitors in Germany and ...

Thu 16 Nov 17 from Inhabitat

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