Reply to post: Might have saved Litvinenko

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


Might have saved Litvinenko

As I remember, the Russian assassins who did for Litvinenko didn't make any attempt to transport their polonium in an airtight lead box, so it would have showed up on one of these scanners. It would also have showed up on a Geiger counter, as the isotope they used is more than just a bit radioactive, but I guess maybe they aren't installed in British airports right now anyway.

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