This category covers nuclear power, nuclear reactors, currently operating reactors, new reactor designs, etc. For reactor accidents, see Radiation Accidents; for nuclear devices, see our Homeland Security or Other categories.
HPS Monitoring Situation in Ukraine
The Health Physics Society (HPS) continues to monitor the situation in Ukraine with concern for the safety of civilians and for the nation's nuclear power stations.
HPS is the home for specialists in radiation safety. Our "Ask the Experts" website has received an influx of questions from around the world regarding nuclear accidents.
FAQs Developed by the HPS
The following FAQs have been developed by our topic editors for this category:
|Chernobyl: 33 Years Later|
|Do Levels of Radioactivity in the United States Follow the Levels Being Released From the Japanese Reactor Site?|
|Radioactivity in the United States From Japanese Nuclear Plants|
|The Fukushima Accident|
Relevant HPS Web Pages
The following HPS Web pages also address this category:
|GUIDANCE FOR PROTECTIVE ACTIONS FOLLOWING A RADIOLOGICAL TERRORIST EVENT Position Statement of the Health Physics Society|
|Radioactivity in the Media: Critiquing Bosch Season 6|
Questions Answered by HPS Experts
The following health physics questions have been answered by an expert and approved by our editors for inclusion in our "Ask the Experts" feature. Click on the question to see the answer.
Other Useful Websites
The following websites may also be useful: