Dia do Agrônomo
(Agronomist). An agronomist has the knowledge about agriculture. Agriculture still is an important factor in the Brazilian economy. The country exports mainly coffee, sugar, cotton, tobacco and, more recently, biodiesel fuel. The agronomist is involved in the improvement of the production, improvement of sanitary conditions, disease control, administration and zootechnics. Incidentally, the day of Agronomic Engineer – Dia do Engenheiro Agrônomo – is on October 12.
|Agrônomo Responde: alta do trigo e cana de açúcar no Brasil
||Agrônomo Responde: geada provoca perdas no milh
|Agrônomo Responde: seca reduz produção de grãos no Brasil
||Agrônomo Responde: chuva de pedra destrói cafezais
Radioactive incident in Goiânia (GO).
In an abandoned hospital in Goiâna, the capital of the state of Goiás, a tube with radioactive cesium was found and transported in a wheelbarrow by two men. They opened the tube and were partially exposed to gamma radiation. One of them later had an arm missing. They saw a deep blue glow radiating metal. They sold the tube to a scrap dealer. This trader wanted to make a ring of this blue metal for his wife. The metal had a great attraction and therefore affected the family of the merchant and those who visited his house. Some became very ill and even died. Two weeks later, the wife of the merchant became suspicious, because of the number of sick people. She first thought it was due to contaminated water, but quickly put the relationship with the weird metal. She wrapped it in a plastic bag and traveled by bus to a hospital. The consulting physician immediately was alarmed. The woman died a month later from the effects of radiation. A total of 46 people were intensively exposed to radiation, later revised that number to 628 (government) and even six thousand (interest group of the victims). Four of them died in the short term. A total of 100 000 people were tested for radiation. Among them, 129 had internal radiation. In a thousand people the radiation intensity equaled to the background radiation that people are exposed to during one year. The sites were thoroughly examined for radiation and if necessary cleaned or destroyed. The daughter of the scrap dealer received a hefty dose, and died quickly; she is buried in a lead coffin which is surrounded by a thick layer of concrete. Three doctors who were involved in nuclear work on leaving hospital were indicted for criminal negligent act. Later it became known that nearly 80 percent of infected people has obtained a certain mental disorder.
RADIOACTIVE ACCIDENT IN GOIÂNIA (GO)
|Linha Direta Justiça – Césio 137
||Césio 137 – O Pesadelo de Goiânia
|acidente nuclear em goias- record
||Como foi o Acidente Nuclear com o Césio 137 no Brasil
|A familia mais afetada pelo acidente com o Césio 137 – Goiânia 1987
||Goiânia incident Brasil
Flight of eight meters in the 14BIS aircraft by Alberto Santos Dumont.
This flight is the first registered flight of a machine that is heavier than air, that flew on its own. This flight is not considered as the first motorized flight, because of the short distance and the minimal altitude reached by the 14 BIS. Later that year, Alberto would become world famous by performing the first motorized flight in mankind.
|14 BIS NO CEARÁ
||The first airplane – 14 bis
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015