New blog: The incredible Nucifer

A French team has developed a radiation detector that detects five times as many antineutrinos as earlier detectors developed. The detector, called Nucifer, is part of a new generation of detectors that could potentially revolutionize nuclear reactor monitoring. The IAEA has taken renewed interested in the technology and the detectors, that for years had been considered too large and unreliable.

Read the post by VERTIC intern Kristiane Roe Hammer here.

Last changed: May 12 2011 at 6:15 PM