scintillometer love


from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An instrument devised by Montigny for measuring the intensity of scintillation of the stars.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun physics A device that measures fluctuations in the Earth’s atmosphere.
  • noun physics A scintillation counter.


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  • We'd explain what we were doing, sit each child down and -- using a scintillometer that didn't even touch him -- measure radiation in the thyroid.

    America's Nuclear Secrets 2008

  • Preliminary scintillometer data for drill holes from Roughrider East were released on

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases 2010

  • Table 1 and complete scintillometer data sets for the 13 holes are in

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  • Natural gamma emission radiation is measured in counts per second (cps) using an Exploranium GR-110 hand-held gamma-ray scintillometer.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases 2010

  • The reader is cautioned that scintillometer readings are not directly or uniformly related to uranium grades of the rock sample measured, and should be used only as a preliminary indication of the presence of radioactive materials.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases 2010

  • Geological mapping, prospecting, and scintillometer surveys are being carried out in conjunction with silt and soil sampling to build a framework for defining additional prospective areas and for understanding geochemical anomalies in this underexplored region.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases 2010

  • As he watched the needle on the scintillometer dance,

    The New Republic - All Feed Andrew Rice 2010

  • This release completes the release of all scintillometer data for the Roughrider uranium deposit from the winter 2010 drill program.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases 2010

  • One day, in March 1979, a man named Byrd Berman, a geologist by training, was driving down a road through cattle pastures when the scintillometer sitting on the dashboard of his Hertz rental car began to beep.

    The New Republic - All Feed Andrew Rice 2010

  • VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire - April 15, 2010) - Hathor Exploration Limited (TSX VENTURE: HAT) announces the release of scintillometer results for Area 2 from the

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases 2010


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