Strange Growth on Nuclear Waste Might Be “Biological in Nature”

SRSRob Pavey reports in the Augusta Chronicle:

Savannah River Site scientists are working to identify a strange growth found on racks of spent nuclear fuel collected from foreign governments.

The “white, string-like” material was found among thousands of spent fuel assemblies submerged in deep pools within the site’s L Area, according to a report filed by the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, a federal oversight panel.

“The growth, which resembles a spider web, has yet to be characterized, but may be biological in nature,” the report said. Savannah River National Laboratory collected a small sample in hopes of identifying the mystery lint — and determining whether it is alive …

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  • Suddenly Spam!

    Life may be growing on nuclear waste, but we still say life on other planets is impossible.

  • Redacted

    Life may be growing on nuclear waste, but we still say life on other planets is impossible.

    • Brian Flowers

      Who says life on other planets is impossible? Maybe religious nuts, but any scientist is going to say it’s quite possible, if not certain, that life exists on other planets. It’s just unlikely that we’ll ever make contact.

  • http://hormeticminds.blogspot.com/ Chaorder Gradient

    Bacteria of the gods. They will leave us behind.

  • http://hormeticminds.blogspot.com/ Chaorder Gradient

    Bacteria of the gods. They will leave us behind.

  • Anonymous

    Or become symbiotic with our fecal matter, activating transgalactic, transgenetic spores growing some righteous transmogrifying shrooms of biomorphogenesis leading to the panspermia of our species.

  • Brian Flowers

    Who says life on other planets is impossible? Maybe religious nuts, but any scientist is going to say it’s quite possible, if not certain, that life exists on other planets. It’s just unlikely that we’ll ever make contact.

  • Rex Vestri

    It is the appendages of His Holiness

  • Rex Vestri

    It is the appendages of His Holiness

  • Someonesname
  • DeepCough
  • Anonymous

    I love you people.

  • Anonymous

    Behold, I bring you tindings of Great Joy!

  • Nunzio X

    The growth resembles a spider web.

    Radioactivity seems to play a role in its origin.

    Behold the birth of Italian Spiderman.

  • Nunzio X

    The growth resembles a spider web.

    Radioactivity seems to play a role in its origin.

    Behold the birth of Italian Spiderman.

  • Nunzio X

    The growth resembles a spider web.

    Radioactivity seems to play a role in its origin.

    Behold the birth of Italian Spiderman.

  • http://hormeticminds.blogspot.com/ Chaorder Gradient

    Those mushrooms will blow your mind. Try eating some.

  • truth hurts

    i’m not sure i care what’s “growing” on the spent fuel assemblies. i’m a bit concerned, though, that they bury that stuff anywhere near a river…

  • truth hurts

    i’m not sure i care what’s “growing” on the spent fuel assemblies. i’m a bit concerned, though, that they bury that stuff anywhere near a river…

  • 6Blackie6

    I think the important thing here is that Georgia is doing such a great service here to foreign countries by storing their highly toxic nuclear waste. Good on you!  I’m sure the fine residents of the state of Georgia have been completely aware in consenting  to this!

  • 6Blackie6

    I think the important thing here is that Georgia is doing such a great service here to foreign countries by storing their highly toxic nuclear waste. Good on you!  I’m sure the fine residents of the state of Georgia have been completely aware in consenting  to this!

  • Anonymous

    proof of polyp

  • Anonymous
  • DeepCough

    Hey, wait a minute, that’s not a polyp, that’s the cosmos giving me The Finger! Well, Fuck You, too, Cosmos!

  • DeepCough

    Hey, wait a minute, that’s not a polyp, that’s the cosmos giving me The Finger! Well, Fuck You, too, Cosmos!

  • Anonymous

    Cosmological digital exam?

  • Anarchy Pony

    H.P. must have had some sort of psychic contact.

  • Anarchy Pony

    Ah fungus, it truly is the superior life form, I for one welcome our mushroom overlords.

  • Anarchy Pony

    Ah fungus, it truly is the superior life form, I for one welcome our mushroom overlords.

  • Anonymous

    Reference the ‘captive minds’ of the Great Race of Yith

  • Br0wnb3rry

    sounds like Morgellons, Nanotechnology

  • Br0wnb3rry

    sounds like Morgellons, Nanotechnology

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Bruce-Miller/100000952005408 Bruce Miller

    Nature, bio-concentrating radioactivity, at the base of the food chain, and as it ascends the food chain towards man, killing off species, forever altering the world, and eventually fed to mankind for the final stage, the destruction, the altering of the very genetic maps that make us what we are, and mega death by uncontrolled cancers. This is the first stage of the evils in uranium fissioning. Only forty years out and we already cannot control the damage. Chernobyl, Fuckoshima, and all the hidden wastes in Russia, China, now even lowly mushrooms, algae start the bio-concentration cycles. Fish off of Fuckoshima, caught by Green Peace, shown to have high levels of radioactivity, are inedible, are witnesses to bio-concentrations, and doom the Japanese seas as food source. Google Thorium LFTR reactors, Google Tsinghua University China, Pebble Bed Gas reactors, Even Bill Gates seeks solutions in China, away from the American nuclear Establishment. Germany fully rejects all nuclear fissioning, goes for Solar Wind, Wave, Hydro, Tidal, Geothermal, Anaerobic sewage digestion, bio-mass, Algae-diesel. What did the astute German Scientists tell the German government that caused such a radical change? What do they know that we have not been told?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Bruce-Miller/100000952005408 Bruce Miller

    Nature, bio-concentrating radioactivity, at the base of the food chain, and as it ascends the food chain towards man, killing off species, forever altering the world, and eventually fed to mankind for the final stage, the destruction, the altering of the very genetic maps that make us what we are, and mega death by uncontrolled cancers. This is the first stage of the evils in uranium fissioning. Only forty years out and we already cannot control the damage. Chernobyl, Fuckoshima, and all the hidden wastes in Russia, China, now even lowly mushrooms, algae start the bio-concentration cycles. Fish off of Fuckoshima, caught by Green Peace, shown to have high levels of radioactivity, are inedible, are witnesses to bio-concentrations, and doom the Japanese seas as food source. Google Thorium LFTR reactors, Google Tsinghua University China, Pebble Bed Gas reactors, Even Bill Gates seeks solutions in China, away from the American nuclear Establishment. Germany fully rejects all nuclear fissioning, goes for Solar Wind, Wave, Hydro, Tidal, Geothermal, Anaerobic sewage digestion, bio-mass, Algae-diesel. What did the astute German Scientists tell the German government that caused such a radical change? What do they know that we have not been told?

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