Please create an account to participate in the Slashdot moderation system

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×

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.
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

"Dark Lightning" Could Expose Airline Passengers To Radiation

Comments Filter:

You can't have everything... where would you put it? -- Steven Wright

Working...