Community-based Investigation of Cosmic Radiation

Cosmic radiation are high-energy particle rays produced in outer space which constantly impinge on the Earth's atmosphere. These particles can produce particle showers when they interact with atoms in the upper atmosphere.

The MuonPi Project aims at investigating these cosmic showers by establishing a network of low-cost RaspberryPi-based particle detectors.

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Thanks to many open-source online platforms we can share our data, documention, hardware, and code with you!

Live Map

A map with live detector shower tracking will be implemented soon!



Live Map

Data

Data is important and Grafana is the perfect tool to display a multitude of live detector data

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Wiki

Extensive documentation about the project can be found in our Wiki


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Hardware

The Raspberry Pi shield drawings can be found in EasyEDA, an open source online design tool

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Software

All of our software is published on GitHub




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While a single MuonPi detector already allows to investigate cosmic ray muons, a wide-spanned network of the detector units can resolve the entire particle shower geometry and unviel the physics of cosmic radiation.

Interested to join the MuonPi team? Find out how you can contribute.

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Latest News

Time resolution down to 50 ns achieved

25 April 2020

First time correlation measurements between two detector units reveal a time resolution down to 50 ns...

Release of version 1.1.2 of the muondetector software

27 April 2020

Version 1.1.2 of the muondetector software has been released. Among other features, the new version includes more satellite information in the GUI...