Radon Measurement Blog

Is radon real?

February 03, 2016 Travis Jewell

Because radon is invisible, odorless, and tasteless, there is much mystery around it. Some look at radon as if it's a ghost in the room, an invisible nothing that they have to see to believe. So how do we know it even exists? We know because of science!Ā  HISTORY OF RADON: Radon was discovered by Friedrich Ernst Dorn in 1900. Dorn was studying the decay of radium, which is a decay product of uranium. He noticed that the radium was emanating radioactive gas which was radon gas. Since its discovery, radon has been a topic of many studies. Some of...