If the nuclear reactor situation in Japan has you curious about radiation exposure and what the different levels and degrees mean, this easy to read infographic from XKCD should help clear things up.
Radiation exposure rates aren’t exactly the most intuitive thing to understand. XKCD, known for their science-laden comic strips, has put together an infographic explaining how and where we are exposed to different levels of radiation and how those levels relate across the scale of radiation exposure. You’ll learn about everything from radioactive bananas to what constitutes fatal radiation exposure. Hit up the link below to see it full size.
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- Published 03/21/11