ID#: 12020
This historic 1963 image depicted a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) staff member, as she was surveying foods for fallout contamination with a Geiger-Müller counter. The Geiger-Müller counter, usually referred to as a Geiger counter, is a particle detector that checks for the presence of ionizing radiation, including the emission of nuclear radiation.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Warren Dobson
Creation Date: 1963
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.