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Gamma Radiation

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For other uses, see Gamma (disambiguation)
"She's throwing off interference, radiation. Nothing harmful. Low levels of gamma radiation."
"That can be harmful."
Erik Selvig and Nick Fury[src]

Gamma Radiation is a type of radiation being tested by Bruce Banner when he was exposed, turning him into the Hulk.


"Hey, I read all about your accident. That much gamma exposure should have killed you."
Tony Stark to Bruce Banner[src]

Gamma Radiation was fired from the Gamma Cannon in order to close a rift created by an Atomic Bomb.[1]

Bruce Banner experimented with gamma radiation in hopes of making soldiers immune to radiation poisoning, as per his agreement with Thaddeus Ross, and accidentally turned himself into the Hulk in the process.[2]

Erik Selvig mentions a scientist who experimented with gamma radiation.[3]

The Tesseract is mentioned to emit traces of gamma radiation, leading to the recruitment of Bruce Banner to assist in finding it. When Tony Stark and Banner discuss their relative "handicaps", Stark cites that the Hulk saved Banner's life, because any other human would have died absorbing that much gamma radiation.[4]

Gamma Radiation is one of the components of the Centipede Serum, an item designated to give a person superhuman abilities: The rest of the components are the Extremis virus, a variation of the Super Soldier Serum and technology from the Chitauri for injection.[5]

Gamma Radiation was fired from the Gamma Power Reserve in order to end the threat of Blackout against Audrey Nathan; being bombarded with the energy caused him to explode.[6]


Appearances for Gamma Radiation

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