[ExI] cure for global warming.
pharos at gmail.com
Mon Dec 27 23:26:08 UTC 2010
On Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 10:08 PM, spike wrote:
> For today and the next couple, Eugen and John Clark have temporary immunity
> from the traditional posting limits. We are learning a lot here, and I want to see
> this critically important and worth-reading thread discussed without restriction.
> Anyone else who is schooled on this particular topic, post away on this thread
> without limit, thanks.
I think this is one of these cases where both John & Eugen are
correct, depending on how you look at it. (Stands on one leg squinting
to the right).
U-233 can be used to make nuclear bombs, the US actually has made and
tested them, and some references say U-233 is *better* than P-239 for
making nuclear weapons.
(That's Eugen's side).
On the other side U-233 requires very careful processing and handling.
It would be very difficult to get useable amounts out of a thorium
reactor and you would probably have to stop the reaction while you
tried. i.e. it would take government resources even to attempt this.
So, not impossible, but very, very unlikely.
(That's John's side).
Now, carry on!
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