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Why did Radiation over exposure kill Marie curie?

  Madame Curie made two trips to America to receive a gram of radium each time, first from President Warren Harding and eight years later from President Herbert Hoover. (MORE)
In Health

What are the ill effects of radiation exposure?

High doses of radiation exposure lead to higher chances of having  cancer later in life. A dose of 100 rems will cause some initial  signs of radiation sickness, such as los (MORE)

What instrument is used routinely to check a person's exposure to radiation?

geiger counter Incorrct. It would be a film badge. A Geiger counter depends on the gas within the metal tube ionizing and a Geiger is hooked to an electric supply. A film bad (MORE)
In Movies

Chevy Chase movie where he is full of radiation of toxic waste?

Modern Problems (1981)  An air-traffic controller (Chevy Chase) is having the worst luck: first his girlfriend leaves him, and then he experiences a nuclear disaster. His lif (MORE)
In Science

What causes serious radiation exposures in the US?

Answer #1:   Have not resulted from radiological transportation accidents due  largely to the   nature of the material transported and the use of appropriate  protec (MORE)

What is the difference between radiation exposure and contamination?

Radiation exposure is being exposed to radiation (as x rays, gamma, beta, neutrons, alpha, ...etc) but contamination is breathing or ingesting something polluted with contamin (MORE)