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Testing soil samples for radiation

This content was published on October 3, 2017 - 17:29

Spiez Laboratory is a key part of the monitoring and emergency task force set up to deal with a major nuclear or radiological event in Switzerland. At the end of September, scientists from the Spiez laboratory, along with staff from a specialist army group (ABC Abwehrlabor 1), tested their reactions in the case of a nuclear accident at the Mühleberg nuclear power station in canton Bern. This is how they measured radiation in the soil. (SRF/swissinfo.ch)

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