SEVERE WX : Flash Flood Warning View Alerts
STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Radiation can help or harm people, Radiation Awareness Week organizers hope to educate people on the difference

Radiation is all around us, but did you know that it can be both beneficial and harmful.

Posted: Feb 18, 2019 5:50 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - Radiation is all around us, but did you know that it can be both beneficial and harmful.

Starting on Monday and lasting through Saturday is Radiation Awareness Week.

Radiation occurs naturally in our environment, industries, hospitals, and even in our homes.

The Indiana Department of Homeland Security wants you to learn more about the effects of radiation.

You can learn more about the different types of radiation and how it impacts you here.

Article Comments

Terre Haute
Overcast
71° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 71°
Robinson
Overcast
68° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 68°
Indianapolis
Overcast
71° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 71°
Rockville
Overcast
71° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 71°
Casey
Scattered Clouds
75° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 63°
Feels Like: 75°
Brazil
Overcast
71° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 71°
Marshall
Overcast
71° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 71°
Strong-to-severe showers and storms ahead!
WTHI Planner
WTHI Temps
WTHI Radar

WTHI Events