Author Archives: Dan Sythe

About Dan Sythe

Dan is CEO of IMI (International Medcom, Inc.). He has been designing and manufacturing innovative radiation detection instruments for over 40 years. Many thousands of these instruments are in use throughout the world in support of public safety, security, nuclear arms control, medical and laboratory safety programs, educational programs, and personal safety applications.

Radiation Hot Spots in Aviation

Interesting article on hot spots at aviation altitudes published by Space Weather.  Anyone who has traveled with a geiger counter on an airplane knows cosmic radiation intensifies at higher altitudes.  This article explores that phenomena. Share on Facebook

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30 Year Anniversary of IMI – International Medcom Inc.

I usually keep my occasional blog posts limited to news of interest on radiation detection, safety and security. I have also  posted on events related to the radiation detection industry. I donʻt usually post explicitly on my own company, but much …

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Deep Space Radiation – Questions about Human Health Risk

Anyone who has carried a Geiger Counter on a flight knows that radiation levels go up with altitude.  This is primarily because the atmosphere thins, providing less shielding from cosmic radiation.  The magnetic field surrounding the earth also provides some …

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