radiation poisoning

What Is A Sievert?

Background A Sievert is an attempt to quantify the danger of various radioactivity levels. Ionising radiation is measured in counts per second (called a becquerel). For example if a detector picks up 10 bits of ionising radiation every second then this is 10 becquerel. However, different types of radiation have different effects on the body. […]

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