Archive for March 18th, 2011

Fun(?) Nuke Stuff

As people grow increasingly hysterical over fears of nuclear exposure from Fukushima’s ever-exploding, ever-burning reactors, some interesting ideas and projects are being passed around.

The Radiation Network lists current radiation levels in a half-dozen U.S. locations;

Someone in Marina, California has a geiger counter on Twitter (with graphs here.)

How to make your own homemade radiation detector with – somewhat literally – stuff you probably have laying around the house.

A gamma radiation detector, in a deceptively simple electronic format. (Possible cheap RNG source?)

A Chinese-based effort to design radiation detector kits.

(Many of these links via Hackaday or Twitter.)

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