Alliance works to keep America prepared for nuclear incidents

March 6, 2023

By Jamie Oberdick

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on Penn State News. It features Douglas Wolfe, research professor of engineering science and mechanics and of nuclear engineering, and head of the Metals, Ceramics and Coatings Processing Department of the Applied Research Laboratory. 

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The average person does not spend their time imagining a nuclear device going off in an American city, because it meets the very definition of “unthinkable.” But the Interaction of Ionizing Radiation with Matter University Research Alliance, led by Penn State, focuses on just that.    

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