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10 things around us that are radioactive

We all know the obvious things that produce radiation: nuclear power plants, microwaves, atomic bombs, and holidays to certain parts of the Ukraine. However, it’s the less-obvious things that you’ve got to watch out for.

Dangerous of radioactivityIt is very surprising how many things in our environment contain radioactive substances. Find out more about the usual objects from our surroundings, which contain unusual amounts of radioactive elements.

List of 10 radioactive items from your surroundings:

  • Brazil Nuts
  • Cigarettes
  • Exit Signs
  • Kitty Litter
  • Bananas
  • Old Pottery and Glassware
  • Granite Kitchen Worktops
  • Glossy Magazine Paper
  • Living in Denver
  • New York City’s Grand Central Station

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WEARS, ADAM. 10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know Were Radioactive. [online]. 2013, ; [cit. 2014-01-27]. Dostupné z:

  • Monday, 27 January 2014