Why is some light dangerous

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Why is lights like gamma rays and X-rays dangerous while visible light and radio waves isn’t?

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All of it is electromagnetic radiation. However, Gamma/X-rays are high energy radiation that have enough power to break up DNA chains (the instructions that your cells use to make all the building blocks they need to work).

Kind of the difference between being poked and being punched.

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