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Radon

Denis L. Henshaw (Research physicist at Bristol University)

Structural Survey

ISSN: 0263-080X

Article publication date: 1 February 1991

Abstract

Discusses the radioactive gas radon, outlining its structure and how it enters the home. Explores methods of measuring the gas, highlighting research carried out at Bristol University on a plastic material called Tastrak. Exposes the health threat associated with radon and links quantities of the substance with incidences of leukaemia.

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Citation

Henshaw, D.L. (1991), "Radon", Structural Survey, Vol. 9 No. 2, pp. 145-151. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000003247

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MCB UP Ltd

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