[ RadSafe ] Five Greatest Science Blunders

Otto G. Raabe ograabe at ucdavis.edu
Sat May 18 19:29:15 CDT 2013

David Lee
>Very interesting analogies in the article.
>1. So LNT is Y=aX introduction into algebra.
>2. Now, we think Y=aX-5 ?
>3. I heard of Y= sqr(aX)-5   5 is probably 25 or more like 50

THE PROBLEM IS THAT Y is NOT a function of X in the case of LNT
since radiation induced cancer, Y, is not a function of cumulative dose, X!


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