You may already know that a Geiger counter, also known as a Geiger Muller detector, measures radioactivity levels in a specified area. It contains a tube, called the Geiger Mueller tube or GM tube, that picks up on different types of radiation, including alpha, gamma and beta varieties. You may wonder when and why this type of detector is used?
Radioactive Substances in Natural FoodWhile we think of processed and fast food as having additives that make it unhealthy, natural foods can surprisingly have contaminants that affect how healthy they are. It’s good to be informed because you might think you’re eating healthily while you’re really adding some sort of contaminant to your body. One important source of contamination in [...]
If you’re interested in knowing the radiation levels in your home, work environment and other places, you can use a Geiger counter. This device tests the area around you for [...]
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