“You know," said Arthur, "it's at times like this, when I'm trapped in a Vogon airlock with a man from Betelgeuse, and about to die of asphyxiation in deep space that I really wish I'd listened to what my mother told me when I was young."
"Why, what did she tell you?"
"I don't know, I didn't listen.”
From The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams, Author (1952-2001)
Monday, 10 October 2016
Single crystal measures radioactivity
A research team at Empa and ETH Zurich has developed single crystals made of lead halide perovskites,
which are able to detect gamma radiation offering a new route to low cost