Lost radioactive capsule the size of a fingernail is tracked down on 1,400km Australian highway

The radioactive capsule lying on the ground, near Newman, Australia. Photo: Western Australian DFES handout via Reuters

Andrea HamblinTelegraph Media Group Limited

A tiny capsule of radioactive matter that sparked a nuclear safety warning has been found in the middle of the Australian outback – after a week-long search described as “like looking for a needle in a haystack”.

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