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  1. Jan 2023
    1. Radiation therapy (also called radiotherapy) is a cancer treatment that useshigh doses of radiation to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors. At low doses,radiation is used as an x-ray to see inside your body and take pictures, such asx-rays of your teeth or broken bones.

      radiation therapy

  2. May 2022
    1. Visible light, microwaves, and radio frequency (RF) radiation are forms of non-ionizing radiation.  Non-ionizing radiation does not have enough energy to knock electrons out of atoms. X-rays are a form of ionizing radiation. Exposure to ionizing radiation can alter atoms and molecules and cause damage to cells in organic matter
  3. Jan 2022
    1. Organizations as varied as Y Combinator, MIT’s Radiation Lab, and ARPA have astonishing track records in catalyzing progress far beyond their confines.

      Are they really the ones pushing the progress and innovating, or are they benefiting from filtering out only the highest level potential producers and simply supporting them?

      Would we get more overall benefit from raising the level of the ocean so that all boats rise instead of a select few?

      Another example, how was Hungary able to produce so many Nobel Prize winners?

  4. Mar 2021
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  6. Sep 2017
    1. bomb would also release an intense burst of gamma and neutron radiation which would be lethal for nearly everyone directly exposed within about two-thirds of a mile from the center of the blast