"...attached is a photo...of our research reactor at OSU, which I took from the pool-top during operation at about 50 kW (thermal). The blue Cerenkov glow caused by photoelectrons, Compton electrons, and beta particles is evident here, but [in my opinion] is much prettier at our licensed power of 500 kW!Click on the image at left to expand to a full-size [890 x 1024] detailed image.
April 06, 2006
A RadioActive! reader sent us this fascinating image of blue Cerenkov radiation from Ohio State University's research reactor: