12 volumes

12  volumes (out of total 26). 12 volumes in full detail, probably archived, meta-info’ed, DOI’d. May seem easy. Not really. It took lots of effort and time to complete digitizing the first 12, most recent proceedings volumes of the Annual Symposium of the Hellenic Nuclear Physics. The series is titled «HNPS Advances in Nuclear Physics»… Read More 12 volumes

All animals are equal (but some animals are more equal than others)

Stemming from the legendary George Orwell’s «Animal Farm» book, the updated version of the pigs’ seventh commandment has earned its place in history as a way to express unfair practices over other individuals/groups/people. Similar expressions exist in other languages to say the same thing, for instance «what is yours is mine, and what is mine… Read More All animals are equal (but some animals are more equal than others)

The Radiological Incident in Goiania, Brazil

It is now known that at about the end of 1985 a private radiotherapy institute, the Institute Goiano de Radioterapia in Goiania, Brazil, moved to new premises, taking with it a cobalt-60 teletherapy unit and leaving in place a caesium-137 teletherapy unit without notifying the licensing authority as required under the terms of the institute’s… Read More The Radiological Incident in Goiania, Brazil