Cosmic ray detection from vertical and horizontal directions using three Geiger counters using arduino

Research Group: Ryan Mountcastle, Minh Trang Nguyen, Nathan Ranno, and Ryan Ward Launch: Whitworth Fall 2012 This experiment was designed to examine cosmic ray activity in the Earth's atmosphere as altitude increases. The previous group's project utilized three Geiger counters stacked vertically to eliminate false positives. This only accounts for rays travelling in the vertical direction. We seek to examin ...

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