Miniature Integrated Nuclear Detection System

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Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory‘s Charles Gentile, Lead Developer of the Miniature Integrated Nuclear Detection System (MINDS), took some time to talk about how his device distinguishes normal radiation from the kinds that signal a potential nuclear threat, like a “dirty bomb.” Keep reading →