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Cosmic ray detector

  1. May 5, 2004 #1
    what kind of equipment do we need to detect cosmic rays? can i build something to detect fairly high energy cosmic rays in my basement?
     
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  3. May 5, 2004 #2

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    You could build a cloud chamber like described here:
    http://http://home.houston.rr.com/molerat/cloud.htm [Broken]
     
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  4. May 6, 2004 #3
    very interesting, thank you, thank you
     
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