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Dirty Bomb: Radiation experts play out a frightening terrorist scenario—exploding a bomb laden with deadly radioactive materials.
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Preparing for Terrorism
Preparing for Terrorism Former Assistant Secretary of Defense Graham Allison discusses both radiological and nuclear terrorism.

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Ask the Expert Charles Ferguson of the Center for Nonproliferation Studies answers questions e-mailed to NOVA about the dirty bomb threat.


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Chronology of Events Review incidents involving unprotected radioactive materials in the former Soviet Union and elsewhere.

Sources of Radiation
Sources of Radiation Explore a landscape and locate radioactive sources both harmful and beneficial, natural and manmade.


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