Nothing says I love you like radiation

dsc04231.jpgI saw a post on BoingBoing last week about getting your sweety Uranium Ore for Valentine’s day and well, I couldn’t resist. I “think” she liked it, perhaps she was just being kind. The sample measured in at 27,112 CPM according to the included certificate from United Nuclear. For the third issue of Make I’m writing up a “War Driving” type guide for constructing a wearable GM Geiger Counter from BlackCat systems, so I’ll be able to verify this soon. I’ll also be testing the radiation levels on a plane where the cosmic rays are usually present at high altitudes. Here are some pictures of the Uranium Ore…





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