Tuesday, March 22

Radiation Explained


Without hand-wringing, wailing or gnashing, a fear-free chart of relative absorbed-dose radiation amounts, courtesy of
XKCD. Click the image for the complete chart.

I realize that facts don't sell papers or television airtime, but the truth about nuclear power and radiation is far less scary than the ravings that we've received since the Fukushima calamity began. Knowledge is power.

Thus spake the rabbit.

2 comments:

Applecart T. said...

still, the workers at fukushimi-daiichi expect to die soon : (

Le Grand Lapin said...

True, but theirs is an extraordinary story.