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Atomic detectives

EU scientists demonstrate how seized nuclear material is analysed by forensic methods, how inspectors are trained and how nuclear materials can be 'fingerprinted'.

Atomic detectives are experienced scientists who protect us from radioactive criminality. Material controls, nuclear forensic investigations at the crime scene and precise measurements with sophisticated equipment in specialised laboratories are all safety steps to avoid the risk of illegal use of radioactive material and to catch criminals.

Find out more about Nuclear safeguards and forensics 

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