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A Handy Radiation Dose Chart From XKCD

March 20th, 2011 03:32 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

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An anonymous reader points out Randall Munroe’s latest contribution to public health awareness, a “chart of how much ionizing radiation a person can absorb from various sources, compared visually. 1 Sievert will make you sick, many more will kill you, however, even small doses cumulatively increase cancer risk.” It’s a good way to think about the difference between Chernobyl and Fukushima.

Source: A Handy Radiation Dose Chart From XKCD

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