A Pictorial Guide to the Danger From Japan’s Damaged Nuclear Power Plants

April 1st, 2011

Radiation SignTo help quell any fears of radiation from Japan, the folks at xkcd have created a picture showing relative amounts of radiation exposure. The bottom line is that we in the United States have little to fear.

Link: http://xkcd.com//…

One Response to “A Pictorial Guide to the Danger From Japan’s Damaged Nuclear Power Plants”

  1. [link]Dan Holt Says:

    A very interesting chart. It’s amazing how little overall effect background radiation SHOULD have. People just hear “radiation” and freak without any understanding of the levels involved and how much actual exposure they’ll get. Very informative. Thanks for the post.

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