viernes, 17 de marzo de 2017

Radiation Studies - CDC: Radiation Basics

Radiation Studies - CDC: Radiation Basics

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC twenty four seven. Saving Lives, Protecting People

Illustration of radiation being emitted from atom

What is Radiation?

Radiation is energy that comes from a source and travels through space at the speed of light. This energy has an electric field and a magnetic field associated with it, and has wave-like properties. You could also call radiation “electromagnetic waves”.
To learn more about the electromagnetic spectrum, the ionized atom, and properties of radioactive isotopes, click here

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