What is Radiation?

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I am a PhD Student at Vanderbilt University studying the effects of radiation on electronics.

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Radiation is everywhere . . . so what exactly is it? And more importantly, can it hurt us?

The short answer: Our trusty pal Wikipedia tells us that radiation is the transmission of energy through space in the form of waves or particles. Lots of phenomena we encounter in everyday life...