Laser process adds to worry over bomb

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August 21, 2011
New York Times    
Posted in News, PND News

"Scientists have long sought easier ways to make the costly material known as enriched uranium -- the fuel of nuclear reactors and bombs, now produced only in giant industrial plants. One idea, a half-century old, has been to do it with nothing more substantial than lasers and their rays of concentrated light. This futuristic approach has always proved too expensive and difficult for anything but laboratory experimentation. Until now." (08/21/11)  

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