Dread of Radiation

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  • You cannot see, smell, or feel ionizing radiation.

  • We rely on our five senses to warn us of danger.

  • Radiation does not give us any warning.

  • Many people feel defenseless against radiation.

  • How do you know that radiation isn't silently and invisibly damaging your cells?

  • If radiation is present, is it bad for you?

  • If you cannot see, feel, or smell it, it must be bad. Therefore no amount of radiation is safe.

  • These are some of the concerns most people think of when working with radiation. With proper instrumentation to detect radiation, this fear can be allayed.

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