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Training Future Engineers to Be Ghostbusters: Hunting for the Spectral Environmental Radioactivity

September 24th, 2021| |CAEN Experiments, Environmental radioactivity

Although environmental radioactivity is all around us, the collective public imagination often associates a negative feeling to this natural phenomenon. To increase the familiarity with this phenomenon we have designed, implemented, and tested an interdisciplinary educational activity for pre-collegiate students in which nuclear engineering and computer science are ancillary to the comprehension of basic physics concepts.