The widely reported hot spot on a beach in Half Moon Bay California is NOT related to Fukushima Daiich (as has been speculated). It appears to be naturally occurring (NORM) radioactive materials, primarily Radium 226 and Thorium 232. Whether they … Continue Reading →
Today I was given the odd task (as an intern working with our editorial staff) of making a list of 10 reasons I would buy a geiger counter. Random I know; but here I go.
1 Purchasing – I would … Continue Reading →
This question comes to us all the time. The first thing to remember is that there are a lot of types of radiation. What are you looking for? You will never be able to detect everything in one instrument.
If … Continue Reading →
Finding a Geiger Counter is a Journey to be honest. To find the right one requires looking at (at least) 5 factors:
1. Required Sensitivity. Do you want to detect alpha, beta and gamma radiation?
2. Cost. How much can … Continue Reading →