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22.6 x 34.0 cm ⏐ 8.9 x 13.4 in (300dpi)
PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
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Environmental radiation monitoring. Health Protection Agency worker using a monitor to test for radiation levels. Most natural radiation is due to cosmic rays from space, and radon, a radioactive gas produced by the decay of radium from uranium ores. Human sources of radiation include nuclear power stations and pollution from coal-fired power stations. Photographed on a beach in the UK.
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