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Background radiation

  1. Nov 19, 2004 #1
    hay i'm doing as level physics and at the moment we are studying radiationand there sources can anyone please help me and name some natural sources of background radiation which are quite high?

    :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused:

    a day without sunshine is like.........well.........night
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 19, 2004 #2
    Cosmic radiation, pyrex glass(high potassium content), electrical solder,
    aluminium(containing U238) etc..
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