Rich Olson has a posted about his Peltier cooler based cloud chamber. He’s tested Americium, Carnotite, and Autunite samples in it.

Peltier Cooler Based Cloud Chamber


Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy person’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

  • Jason

    That’s awesome! Another (very unusual) use for the peltier cooler. I’ve become very interested in peltier coolers and started a blog devoted to them a while back. I’m adding this idea to the list.