Science New test could hint at nuclear weapons inspections of the future

How can nuclear weapons inspections determine if a warhead is real or fake without opening it up and giving away national secrets? Scientists have devised a test.

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Researchers in the US and Britain say they have devised a simplified way to verify reductions in nuclear warheads that would meet the need of future arms control agreements while at the same time keeping information about a warhead's design secret.