Tag Archives: radioactivity

Where is the most radioactive place on Earth?

Derek Muller from Veritasium went on a wild hunt for the most radioactive place on Earth. Regularly we get about 4 micro Sieverts of radioactivity in our bodies daily, which is a-ok, but you can get about 1.5 mSv, miliSieverts in one year. A CT scan is about 7000 micro Sieverts or 7 mili Sieverts. […]

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Things that are radioactive and you don’t know it

Everything on Earth is radioactive. Do not forget that the Earth is also radioactive and gives off heat due to radioactive decay that is happening inside it. Due to this radioactive decay Earth will have enough heat for 1 billion years ahead. So, a couple of things that are radioactive that we often might encounter: […]

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SciShow: what happens in Chernobyl’s exclusion zone?

Hank Green tells us that life in Chernobyl has continued and, without the humans around to spoil the party, tons of wild animals have come in there and made it their home. Many plants and animals seen to thrive in there, although it seems that the radioactivity really hurts most of the animals. Trees. The […]

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