With the continued use of nuclear power comes the question: How can nuclear toxic waste be disposed of effectively?
It is incumbent on military planners to continually assess and resource their ability to eliminate orphaned sources in support of large scale military operations across a vast geographic area, as the next war will undoubtedly be shaped by their presence.
A Collection of Papers from the 2017 Nuclear Scholars Initiative and PONI Conference Series
There are hundreds of blood irradiators at hospitals and universities around the country containing material that could be used for a dirty bomb. What can we do to minimize that risk?
An introduction and tutorial on nuclear and radiological security issues designed by the Nuclear Threat Initiative. The tutorial concludes with a quiz to test your knowledge on the topic.
Hot off the heels of the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit, the international community is once again abuzz with plans to secure nuclear materials and thwart the efforts of terrorists to acquire these materials. Chief among these efforts is securing nuclear and radiological materials. Are these efforts the same, though? The answer is a resounding “No.”