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Old 19.10.2007, 16:54
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Re: Ask a Scientist

Meh. In the grand scheme of day to day exposure of things that aren't good for you, you're not at risk. You most likely get more radiation from an X-ray at a doctors office than standing under that northern lights for a day.

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Totally unrelated question - is it safe to look at auroras (eg Northern/Southern lights)? Or are there so many high-energy particles etc whizzing by that it's better to hide underground for a while?
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