Playing it cool with dirty bombs

April 2002
Engineer (00137758);4/19/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7598, p5
Reports on the development of a handheld device that can detect radiation from a bomb wherein conventional explosives are combined with nuclear material. Role of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California in its development; Components of the device; Comparison of the device to Geiger counters.


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