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Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 91, Issue 2, pp 403–409 | Cite as

Uranium-235 fallout from the nuclear-powered satellite Cosmos-1402

  • N. Bakhtiar
  • S. C. Lee
  • P. K. Kuroda
Nuclear Methods in Environmental Science Section

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Experimental Data Physical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Atlantic Ocean South Atlantic Ocean 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Bakhtiar
    • 1
  • S. C. Lee
    • 1
  • P. K. Kuroda
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of ArkansasFayettevilleUSA

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