Group: Gov't shouldn't buy radiation detection machines

Monday - 7/27/2009, 2:31pm EDT

Robert Dynes

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FederalNewsRadio told you about a report from the National Research Council, which says the government should not buy any more radiation detection machines.

Turns out those machines are very expensive and too sensitive to be accurate.

We talked about the report, the recommendations, and what happens next with Robert Dynes, the Chairman of the committee on Advanced Spectroscopic Portals.

He's also a professor in the Department of Physics at the University of California.