This project is pretty intense, we’re going to check it out… it’s a homemade electric luminescent project that has some interesting ingredients…
“First of all for ours semireligious ecstasy the source of radiation is required. In our case it is possible to manage old glass “fluorescent” figures which very often occupy grandmother’s sideboards.. They have provided me with one of harmless isotopes of radium which generously enough added in similar toys. To differ a radioactive toy from luminescent it is possible without counter geiger tube: to examinee is enough to place a subject in a dark place for the night. Present luminophor which contains in more modern hand-made articles, it ceases to be shone in 3-7 hours then it is necessary “be to recharging” on light. As any radiation here also does not smell. Radium it will be shone fifty more years. To fill panic horror before radiation it is not necessary, in fact it is an alpha-radiation, that is so weak, that it is completely shielded by a glass door of the same sideboard or a cover of hours.” – Link.
2 thoughts on “The Handmade radioactive monitor”
I love that this is powered by a Russian Sinclair Spectrum clone. In the 80s and 90s these were massively popular, and by Western standards, completely illegal… but seriously sweet 8-bit computers.
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