George M. Moore

Articles by George M. Moore

1 November 2014

No international agreement currently requires reporting the loss of control of even the most dangerous radioactive sources and materials.

12 December 2013

Lessons from a Mexican theft

George M. MooreMiles A. Pomper

What the hijack of a truck carrying radioactive material says about nuclear security. 

1 May 2013

If the Boston Marathon attack had involved dirty bombs

George M. Moore

Last month's Boston Marathon bombing was horrific enough without getting into ways in which it could have been worse. But in fact there is one avenue of speculation worth exploring, because doing so could help keep cities safe in the future: What if the explosive devices allegedly used by the Tsarnaev brothers had contained radioactive material? What would be the effect of such a so-called dirty bomb?