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Radiation Dose

Radiation Dosage Chart

Information Is Beautiful brings us a chart showing the levels of radiation present in things like getting x-rays, flying in an airplane, smoking cigarettes, or being exposed to the Chernobyl reactor after meltdown and how the various doses of radiation would affect you.

Radiation Dose Chart

A healthy dose of reality amidst the paranoia. xkcd's Randall Munroe put this chart together with a senior reactor operator at the Reed Research Reactor in order to "put different amounts of radiation into perspective". Click to enlarge.

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