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Popular culture makes radiation seem pretty scary, and frequently it is. But we encounter way more radiation in our day-to-day life than you might think, from radio waves to visible light. Come explore the whole spectrum of radiation on this week's Tangents!And we talk a LOT about The Vampire Diaries, too!SciShow Tangents is on YouTube! Go to www.youtube.com/scishowtangents to check out this episode with the added bonus of seeing our faces! Head to www.patreon.com/SciShowTangents to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you’ll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter!And go to https://store.dftba.com/collections/scishow-tangents to buy your very own, genuine SciShow Tangents sticker!A big thank you to Patreon subscribers Garth Riley and Tom Mosner for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @im_sam_schultz Hank: @hankgreen[Trivia Question]Cladosporium sphaerospermum fungus blockadehttps://microbewiki.kenyon.edu/index.php/Cladosporium_sphaerospermumhttps://www.universetoday.com/153283/fungi-were-able-to-absorb-radiation-on-the-iss-could-astronauts-grow-their-own-radiation-shields-in-space/https://www.nature.com/news/2007/070521/full/news070521-5.html[Fact Off]Atomic energy Boy Scout badge & superfund sitehttps://harpers.org/archive/1998/11/the-radioactive-boy-scout/https://www.dangerouslaboratories.org/radscout.htmlLouise Reiss and the Baby Tooth Surveyhttps://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/basic-ref/glossary/bone-seeker.htmlhttps://dhss.delaware.gov/dph/files/strontiumfaq.pdfhttps://www.stltoday.com/lifestyles/health-med-fit/health/decades-later-baby-tooth-survey-legacy-lives-on/article_c5ad9492-fd75-5aed-897f-850fbdba24ee.htmlhttps://www.prismjournal.org/uploads/1/2/5/6/125661607/v11-no1-a1.pdfhttps://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.134.3491.1669https://www.nrc.gov/docs/ML0721/ML072150423.pdf[Ask the Science Couch]Determining biological effects/lethal dose of radiationhttps://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/fact-sheets/bio-effects-radiation.htmlhttps://www.science.org/content/article/how-atomic-bomb-survivors-have-transformed-our-understanding-radiation-s-impactshttps://www.rerf.or.jp/en/about/https://dceg.cancer.gov/research/how-we-study/exposure-assessment/nci-dose-estimation-predicted-cancer-risk-residents-marshall-islandshttps://www.nih.gov/news-events/nih-research-matters/genetic-effects-chernobyl-radiation-exposurehttps://www.radioactivity.eu.com/site/pages/Doses_Classification.htm[Butt One More Thing]Radioactive rabbit poop near Hanfordhttps://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/15/science/earth/15rabbit.html
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