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Understanding Radiation

This page provides introductory information about many varieties of radiation, with different levels of detail: 

  • At a Glance: engaging online presentations (requires Adobe Flash player)
  • Frequently Asked Questions: information presented in question and answer format
  • Information sheets: Introductions to topics, about 1-5 pages long, with some illustrations and references
  • Understanding radiation - topics: detailed outlines of topics, with links to HPA publications and statement