Seeing the invisible
Dr Arnab Basu explains how radiation detection technology is keeping us safe from conventional and radiological weapons
The power to see the invisible was once limited to the realms of mystics and weird fiction, but today it is a reality. The technology that allows us to see what is hidden gives us a powerful weapon in the fight against terrorism, allowing police, military and civilian security staff to identify and neutralise potential threats. These threats are continually evolving because terrorism takes many forms; from a lone wolf wielding a knife to a network of terrorist cells plotting a . . .