Scientists have recently done a study on Iodine-129 to measure its movement. Iodine-129 is a long- lived radioisotope of iodine which occurs naturally.
Through the research the scientists got to know that radioactive 129I has traveled three rounds of the globe. Radioactive 129I has traveled three times more of what it had traveled when released from nuclear fuel reprocessing plants. The first research had happened in the
The scientists stated that the iodine's 15,000 km journey begins in the nuclear plants at Sellafield and La Hague. This journey continues via the
By: Priyanka Negi