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From: "Dirk Bruere"
Subject: Re: X-Rays in the garage?
Date: Wed, 2 Oct 2002 12:51:33 +0100
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"Raymond Rogers" wrote in message
> Alan Melia wrote:
> > I seem to remember a Scientific American article back in the 1950s
> > ....probably an Amateur Scientist.... where they described fixing some
> > aluminium foil to the outside of the top of a 6J5G (with a twist of
> > wire, firing up the heater with 6.3v AC and putting a few kV between the
> > heater and the foil. X-rays from the foil (due to electrons hitting the
> > glass) The 6J5 is quite good as you can see the end of the cathode
> > the top mica support so it supplies a faily narrow beam of electrons.
> > Best of luck...dont forget the lead underware !!
> > Alan
> I believe that was 1948. I always presumed that the article turned out
> to be an embarrassment for them; LOL. Probably like the recent articles
> on doing Genetic work at home. I put these articles alongside
> instructions for doing brain surgery on yourself.
> To each his own.
Since crude genetic engineering is so easy, why not?
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