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. Although the energy transferred per event when a living creature is exposed to radiation is small, why is such exposure dangerous?

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Interpretation:

To explain why the small exposure to radiations is dangerous for the living creature.

Concept Introduction:

The radiation is the radioactive source of energy released during radioactive decay having high frequency which can damage the human cell and harm full for the human beings. The sun is the main source of energy and the sun has very high energy. The energy of sun is used for the fusion process to forms the nuclei of He from nuclei of H. The sun radiates the UV radiations which cause the cancer and much harmful effect if it is interacting with living things.

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The radiations of high frequency are harmful which can kill the cell of living things. The radiations like UV, Gamma rays and Beta rays are harmful for living creatures. High level of radiation can damage the human ...

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