Radiation Blog

What Kim Jong Un Doesn’t Know

Western militaries are in the process of equipping themselves with StemRad’s radiation vests for special operation forces that would respond to a nuclear incident. This comes on the heels of NASA’s procurement of StemRad’s radiation vests for astronauts venturing into deep space. The knowledge might come in handy in the upcoming North Korea-United States Hanoi [...]

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What Makes for an Effective CBRN Radiation Shield?

Professionals who deal with the aftermath of a nuclear or radiological event need personal protection. Any CBRN radiation protection solution can – or should be able to – shield workers from the devastating effects of gamma radiation. But like with so many other things, how you approach protection is key. Many of the solutions touted [...]

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Protection Against Gamma Radiation

There are about 15,000 nuclear weapons in the world, with about 4,000 each in the U.S. and Russia – and so far, only two nuclear weapons have ever been used in warfare. Could that ever change? Could a rogue nation – or a terrorist group – set off a nuclear device, thus setting into motion [...]

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The Problem with Gamma Radiation Suits – and the Solution

Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, Fukushima – these names have gone down in our memories as major nuclear incidents that released high levels of radiation into the atmosphere. There is a 50% chance of another such disaster occurring in the coming decades, According to scientists. Which means that the time to acquire a radiation shield– specifically, [...]

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