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2011-04-26 00:00:28

Power App today introduces GeigerMap 1.0 for iOS, their new Health & Fitness app that provides updated radiation readings from more than 7,500 official and private measuring stations worldwide. This represents more readings than are available in any other smartphone or PC application.

2011-03-17 20:12:00

A team of researchers has integrated tiny detectors capable of counting individual photons on computer chips.

2010-11-01 21:07:43

The UK's National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has developed a new portable radiation detector that can assess the safety of potentially contaminated areas far quicker than current methods.

2010-06-02 11:24:00

TUCSON, Ariz., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Radiation may be invisible, but it is very easy to measure.

2008-07-14 09:00:55

By Jim Wyss, The Miami Herald Jul. 14--Ronald DeMeo places a radioactive wafer about the size of a silver dollar on his desk and waves a handheld Geiger counter over it. The machine chatters wildly, the numbers on the readout spin upward and visitors instinctively lean back.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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