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Britain has plutonium for 17,000 Nagasaki bombs

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posted on Sep, 21 2007 @ 03:12 PM
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Britain has amassed a stockpile of more than 100 metric tons of plutonium -- enough for 17,000 bombs of the size that flattened Japan's Nagasaki in 1945, a report from the country's top science institution said on Friday.


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posted on Sep, 23 2007 @ 03:01 PM
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And my response would be : "So What?"



posted on Sep, 23 2007 @ 08:51 PM
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Summary: Britain has waste from nuclear energy.



posted on Sep, 24 2007 @ 01:10 AM
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Plutonium is generally not considered 'waste'.

Probably a back-up from the relative cease of nuclear arms production, and, if I recall, a stop on nuclear reactors.



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