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Submission + - "Dark Lightning" Could Expose Airline Passengers To Radiation

mbstone writes: Lightning researcher Joseph Dwyer of the Florida Institute of Technology claims that thunderstorms unleash sprays of X-rays and even intense bursts of gamma rays which could cause airline passengers to receive in an instant the maximum safe lifetime dose of ionizing radiation — the kind that wreaks the most havoc on the human body. Dwyer hopes rove hopes his sensor aboard the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope, will provide more data.
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"Dark Lightning" Could Expose Airline Passengers To Radiation

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