Uranium-235 fallout from the nuclear-powered satellite Cosmos-1402
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The presence of excess uranium-235 was detected in many of the rain samples collected at Fayetteville (36°N, 94°W), Arkansas, during the period between April 1983 and March 1984. The experimental data indicate that the uranium-235 originated from the nuclear reactor on board the Soviet satellite Cosmos-1402, which fell over the South Atlantic Ocean on 7 February 1983.
KeywordsExperimental Data Physical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Atlantic Ocean South Atlantic Ocean
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