Homemade Diffusion Cloud Chamber

FWS – Homemade Diffusion Cloud Chamber

February 21, 2013 // 2 Comments

In this video Myles Power shows how to make a cloud chamber. A cloud chamber, also known as the Wilson chamber, is a device which makes visible the paths of charged particles emitted as a result of radioactive decay. A very simplified version of the cloud chamber called a “diffusion cloud chamber” can be constructed at schools from available scientific supply companies. This experiment is perfect for teteaching students about radioactive decay and ionising radiation. Fullmetal [...]