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Contextualizing Radiation

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So I wrote about ionizing radiation dose a couple of weeks ago. But it wasn’t until today that I found a good, visual rendering of the equivalences between radiation doses from different activities. Randall Munroe, the delightful mind behind XKCD, has made a chart of common radiation doses, standards, and equivalences. It’s definitely worth a look.

http://xkcd.com/radiation/

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Written by Caudoviral

04/04/2011 at 11:51

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