A red-letter day! The Antimatter Hazard Symbol I proposed nearly two years ago has found its first physical application! …Well, pseudo-physical, anyway. While the symbol, (which is based on internationally-accepted color coding in combination with Title 10 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, Part 835, Subpart G posting guidelines,) has found its way into […]
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Those who have been long-time readers will remember a proposition I made for an antimatter hazard symbol (otherwise and less formally called a “warning sign”) back in May of 2010, which was based on currently-accepted international hazard symbology and color schemes. Well, to date, I am excited to report that the symbol has found some early […]
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Just a quick note today on radiation and the irrational fear it provokes. -Take it from someone who works around “rad” professionally in nature and in industry: Radiation isn’t scary. It’s normal. Radiation comes from the sun above, the mountains around, the soil beneath, our wi-fi routers, radio stations, and heck – our own bodies emit infrared and gamma […]
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As the most potent potential fuel we are familiar with at this stage in our development as a civilization, I think it’s time we talk about getting serious about Antimatter. For those unfamiliar, Antimatter is atomically identical to normal matter, but electrically (and subatomically) backward. Electrons become positrons, and protons become anti-protons, particles with opposite […]
Read More Proposing an Antimatter Hazard Symbol