Chris McKitterick (mckitterick) wrote,
Chris McKitterick

xkcd helps us understand radiation doses.

My friend jeanineers posted a link to this very informative chart about radiation - what's safe, what's normal, and some extreme examples, created by's Randall Monroe. A handy thing to see right now:

Click the image to see the full-size version of this graphic on

Spoiler alert: Most of us will probably never receive a dangerous dose of radiation in our lives even if we live near a nuclear disaster site.

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