MIT Open Source Cosmic Ray Detector

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Nicolas Krause
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MIT Open Source Cosmic Ray Detector

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I found the following project on Hacker News and thought it might be of interest. It uses a plastic scintillator and a silicon photon multiplier to count muons. http://cosmicwatch.lns.mit.edu/detector#cosmicwatch
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There's another project that's similar: CosmicPI http://cosmicpi.org/.
A good video of the internals and assembly: https://youtu.be/PCB8nv4fatc
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Thanks for the links Liam! Didn't know about those!
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