Why Do Geiger Counters Make That Clicking Sound?

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You don’t have to fight feral ghouls to be familiar with the clicking sound of a geiger counter, but what exactly makes these radiation detecting devices click?

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Sources:

http://large.stanford.edu/courses/2017/ph241/russo2/
https://io9.gizmodo.com/heres-how-geiger-counters-really-work-1425617341
http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/standard/physics/health_physics/nuclear_radiation/revision/5/
https://www.orau.org/ptp/collection/GMs/introgms.htm

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