That vial of cesium-135 seized during a nuclear smuggling bust in Moldova in 2015? Phil Williams can shower you with decades of context showing how traffickers in one of Europe’s most lawless and poorest states might have gotten involved in trying to sell radioactive materials to the Islamic State.
Tom Congedo can tell you just how dangerous that amount of cesium-135 really is. (Not very. Cesium-137 is the bad actor.)
The two Pitt professors, who met two years ago in a kind of perfect match of scary nuclear smuggling expertise, have joined forces to develop an early warning system — “like a …read more
Source: Gulf times