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Is radiation dangerous? - Matt Anticole

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When we hear the word radiation, it’s tempting to picture huge explosions and frightening mutations. But that’s not the full story — radiation also applies to rainbows and a doctor examining an X-ray. So what is it, really, and how much should we worry about its effects? Matt Anticole describes the different types of radiation.

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  • Educator Matt Anticole
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Animator Rob Birchall
  • Producer Tom Sanders
  • Sound Designer Jake Sanders
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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