Air Pollution Monitoring

Air Pollution Monitor   According to the World Health Organization, nine out of 10 people on Earth breathe polluted air, a number that contributes to millions of deaths every year.   Some of the most serious air pollutants are known as PM-2.5, small particles nearly 30 times finer than a human hair that get deep…

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ExoMars 2020: Mars Rover Project

As the search for extraterrestrial life continues, ExoMars 2020 represents the next chapter in astrobiological exploration. A joint project organized by the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Russian space agency, Roscosmos, ExoMars 2020 is scheduled to launch in July 2020, depositing a rover and landing surface platform along Mars’ equator in order to search…

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New shipping regulations for radiation detectors

On January 1st, 2017 IATA special provision A202 went into effect.  This new special provision allows for the shipment of radiation detectors containing pressurized Division 2.2 gases that were formally covered by DOT special permits and competent authority approvals.  In addition, special provision A202 allows for the repackaging of detectors into radiation detection equipment, resulting…

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Patent

LND, Inc. has been awarded a patent for an enhanced sensitivity neutron detection module (NDM) that uses boron trifluoride as the detection medium.   The NDM achieves equivalent sensitivities to Helium-3 systems of the same physical dimensions, making it an ideal drop-in replacement for Helium-3 systems already deployed in the field.  The NDM incorporates a…

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