Question of the Day – Monday February 26, 2018

Question- Which seven isotopes are most likely to be used in radiological dispersal devices (RDDs) (dirty bombs)?

Answer- The following seven isotopes are thought to be the most likely potential isotopes used in RDDs: Americium-241; Californium- 252; Cesium-137; Cobalt-60; Iridium-192; Plutonium-238; Polonium-210; Radium-226 and Strontium-90. (; accessed February, 2018)