Monday, 3 November 2014

MINER may help locate hidden nuclear devices in minutes

It’s been a common trope in films since the 1950s; a madman with an atomic bomb holds a city for ransom while the authorities race to find it in time. If such a thing ever does come about, Sandia National Laboratories is working on taking the suspense out of the situation with its Mobile Imager of Neutrons for Emergency Responders (MINER) – a nuclear device detector capable of narrowing a search to within a city block without door-to-door sweeps... Continue Reading MINER may help locate hidden nuclear devices in minutes

Section: Science

Tags: Emergency, Neutrons, Nuclear, Nuclear weapons, Portable, Radiation, Sandia Labs

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