[ RadSafe ] Coming soon to a basement near you???????

William Lipton doctorbill34 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 8 11:23:29 CDT 2012

When I worked at Argonne, a group of researchers built its own homemade
particle accelerator; didn't bother to tell hp, of course.

It's a tribute to the intelligence of American scientists that most of them
survive working under the conditions they create for themselves!

Bill Lipton
It's not about dose, it's about trust.
 On Jun 8, 2012 10:16 AM, "Kristian Ukkonen" <ktu at iki.fi> wrote:

> On 6/7/2012 18:17, Ted de Castro wrote:
>> I thought people here might be interested in seeing this link telling
>> whomever how to make their own x-ray machine.
>> Now "Instructables" is a great web site with articles telling you how to
>> make all sorts of interesting and useful things - and some, well.......
>> A while ago they had a "make a spot welder from a microwave oven
>> transformer" that was a major electrical death trap.
>> Today I got my usual email showing new entries and saw this one:
>> http://www.instructables.com/**id/How-to-X-Ray/<http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-X-Ray/>
> Nothing new. Already in 50s amateurs were building crude x-ray machines
> from 01, 6BK4 triode etc. commercial tubes.. One of instructions was
> in "amateur scientist" column of Scientific American in 7/1956 by
> C.L.Stong. Also there was Van de Graff generator based proton/deuteron
> linear accelerator in 8/1971 number.. For a whole list, see
> http://amasci.com/amateur/**sciamdx.html<http://amasci.com/amateur/sciamdx.html>
> Nowadays people are already building inertial electrostatic confinement
> deuterium fusion reactors in their basements with proven neutron
> production by activation experiments.. X-ray tubes are so old news. :)
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/**Fusor <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fusor>
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