Tag

Radon
  Image source: https://mybroadband.co.za The National Nuclear Regulator has warned that South Africa must urgently start to monitor the levels of radioactive radon gas in local homes to protect its citizens. Radon is a radioactive gas that forms naturally when uranium, thorium, or radium – which are radioactive metals – break down in rocks, soil, and groundwater. In South...
Read More
Our September 2019 Newsletter can be viewed at: https://mailchi.mp/7fbfa35f0406/emfnews      
Read More
Jacques Bezuidenhout Faculty of Military Science, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa ABSTRACT The geology of an area can be used as a predictor for radon potential. Granite rock typically contains a high concentration of uranium and subsequent elevated emanation of radon gas. The geology of the western part of the Western Cape Province in South...
Read More