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Nuts & Volts Magazine (August 2017)

Build a Geiger Counter to Monitor a Radioactive Cat

By Eric Bogatin    View In Digital Edition  

When my cat, Maxwell, needed radiation for an over-active thyroid, a Soviet era surplus Geiger tube and an Arduino Uno were pressed into service to monitor the cat’s (and cat poop!) radiation levels to determine when Maxwell was safe to handle and the treatment was complete.


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