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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

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Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture, including the first book about the web (Mosaic Quick Tour) and the Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots. He is currently working on a best-of collection of his writing, called Borg Like Me.


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  1. Jason says:

    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.

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