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Subject: Re: Recycling and using the (DU)
Date: Oct 20, 8:41 am
Poster: Richard Hull

On Oct 20, 8:41 am, Richard Hull wrote:

>But if it is put in a fusor will it undergo fission & ignition!?!?
>Or just make a dirty mess :-(


It will do neither in our fusors. There is not a lot of flux to drive the thing to any significant level. Yes, you will get an occassion fission, but it will not create a significant reaction. Uranium neutron counters are often used for fast neut detection.

Richard Hull