Reply to post: Re: Solved by a stroke of sheer luck

Sometimes shining a light on a nuclear problem just makes things worse

Ian K
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Re: Solved by a stroke of sheer luck

To be fair to "Pete" there's no indication from the article that he was stymied by the problem, or even that he'd got very far into troubleshooting after getting the diagnostics running. There's every chance that checking the integrity of the light shields was towards the top of his check list for investigating high readings from scintillation counters - Dud's theatrics simply gave him an early clue.

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