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Golfing with a neutron

-Myriam Jacobs

From the point of view of a neutron, matter is mostly empty space.

So in ITER, a neutron can travel a relatively great distance without meeting the obstacle of a nucleus. Or it can bounce around in a totally random pattern...

As Nuclear Analysis and Shielding Coordinator Micheal Loughlin demonstrates, it's a bit like shooting golf balls into a pine forest.

Click here to view the video...

Many more videos are available on the ITER video page...

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