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January 2019


Why is radon dangerous?

You often carry out a radon measurement when buying houses and properties. But what is radon and why do you need to measure it and why is it dangerous? Radon is dangerous Radon is an element with atomic number 86 and chemical symbol Rn. It is a so-called “inert” gas, which means that the element radon does not readily react…
David Hällström
January 25, 2019

Vintage Illuminated Watches, Clocks and Dials Emitting Radon

In the beginning of the 20th century, scientists developed a way to mix “radium 226” with paint. This created ‘radioluminescent paint’. This breakthrough led to the new product being applied to clocks and telephones. Even airplane instrumentation panels (all now considered to be vintage), enabling the devices to glow in the dark. However the new approach led to unforeseen circumstances.…
Darren Cottom
January 11, 2019

Acquisition of Gammadata provides Radonova with a Complete Program for Radon Measurement

By acquiring the radon measurement instrument division of Gammadata Instruments, Radonova Laboratories has further strengthened its position as a world leader in home and workplace radon measurement. Through the acquisition, Radonova has added several advanced instruments and products to its portfolio. Broadening its range of radon measurement technologies. By offering a comprehensive program for radon measurement, Radonova is responding to…
David Hällström
January 7, 2019