Reply to post: Re: Not a nuclear scientist here...

Geiger counters are so last summer. Lasers can detect radioactive material too, y'know

Bilious
Mushroom

Re: Not a nuclear scientist here...

Cobalt 60, the example of the story, is best known for emitting gamma radiation.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cobalt-60

So maybe the method is not about alpha radiation at all?

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