London's engineers build portable nuclear detection device

Nuclear engineers from Imperial College London are trying to make the world a safer place.

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    Nuclear engineers from Imperial College London are trying to make the world a safer place.

    They are using particle physics to try to detect nuclear materials.

    Their aim is to one day help border guards make sure nuclear weapons can't be smuggled across countries.

    Al Jazeera’s Jessica Baldwin reports from London.


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