[Loss and uncontrolled use of radioactive sources].

  • P Govaerts
  • Published 2005 in
    Verhandelingen - Koninklijke Academie voor…

Abstract

In the course of history, exposure to radioactive sources escaping regular control, has been the main cause of fatal accidents, with the exception of the reactor accident at Chernobyl. After the disintegration of the Soviet Union, numerous lost sources have been found, sometimes with serious physical damage. The attacks of September 11, 2001 have focussed… (More)

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