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October 2015

Physics Matters (3/6): Radiation Detection

22 October, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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EBA102A Ellison Building, Northumbria University
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 8ST
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The third in a weekly series of early evening talks for sixth-formers. Physics Matters brings together people using Physics to make a difference in the world. This week, Dr Adam Tuff from Newcastle-based company Kromek will delve into the physics of radiation detection. Recent events have highlighted many current nuclear threats to society. The reality of potential  terrorist attacks involving smuggled nuclear devices has become a global security concern. Japan and other countries on the Pacific Rim are deeply concerned about radioactive contamination…

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