Category Archives: Environment

Reflecting on Todayʻs Radiation Safety Environment from the Medcom Lab

To me Geiger Counters have always been about inquiry – what is there around us that we cannot see?   How does it affect us?  What do they tell us about the world and the universe that we donʻt know. …

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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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Safecast Moves Open Radiation Data Movement Forward

The Journal of Radiological Protection has published a peer reviewed Scientific Article by Safecast members  on the success of Citizen Science in providing radiation data during and after the Fukushima Daiichi reactor melt downs. Safecast is also expanding its project by …

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