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Sun, Mar. 20th, 2011, 08:19 pm
One night next to you is like half a year near a nuclear power plant

Per this chart from XKCD, sleeping next to someone is 0.05 microsieverts and living within 50 miles of a nuclear power plant for a year is 0.09 microsieverts.

Mon, Mar. 21st, 2011 01:22 am (UTC)

That is really interesting

Mon, Mar. 21st, 2011 11:15 am (UTC)

This is helpful. I've been reading the reports out of Japan, but it's hard to picture the numbers when they're so different, even with the pictures they include in the PDF files of the readouts. This makes it more clear.