How Movies and TV Get Radiation Sickness Wrong

How Movies and TV Get Radiation Sickness Wrong

Radiation sickness been portrayed in movies and television for more than 50 years. And those portrayals vary a lot. But if there’s one thing pretty much all these portrayals have in common, it’s that they get radiation sickness wrong—at least somewhat.

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