Reply to post: Re: Banana Equivalent Dose (BED)

Fukushima reactors lend exotic nuclear finish to California's wines

Tomato42 Silver badge

Re: Banana Equivalent Dose (BED)

> but I would hope the commenters here understand what a sievert is.

and if the article gave the exposure in µSv (or likely nSv), I wouldn't complain, what it did is give the following:

> cesium-137 activity from about 7.5 mBq per liter to around 15

And Becquerel is about as intuitive as chains to the hogshead for fuel efficiency.

(I'd also hope that commenters here know that all SI units named after people are capitalised, or do you don't know of Rolf Sievert? j/k)

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