Radioactive perspective

With all of what is going on in Fukushima and impending nuclear doom, it’s interesting to see exactly how much radiation people are exposed to, even for you on a daily basis. As doctors, we order chest X-rays and CT scans all the time – how does it all rack up?

This image made by the clever people over at XKCD compares simple things like background radiation and plane flights all the way up to Chernobyl – check it out over here

Don’t forget – if you wanting to learn more or want to help the situation in Japan, check our page out here.

IMAGE: Nomad Tales


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