This Physics Central webpage contains an article that provides basic information on ionizing radiation and its effects on human beings. The website uses simple terminologies, symbols and diagrams to display the information. The information contained in the website also aims at dispelling popular misconceptions among the public.
Also, natural sources of radiation and their amounts are discussed. Key terminologies and related subjects contain links to external websites that have more information on them.
The web article also has a list of references for the user to gain further information this subject.
American Physical Society. Ionizing Radiation and Humans – The Basics. College Park: American Physical Society, June 12, 2011. http://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/radiationandhumans.cfm (accessed 20 August 2014).
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