Uranium


Can thorium be a safer alternative to uranium? China thinks so. The Telegraph reports: This passed unnoticed –except by a small of band of thorium enthusiasts – but it may mark the…



By MG Siegler at TechCrunch:

Did you know you can buy uranium ore on Amazon? Well you can. It’s actually been on sale for a while — BoingBoing pointed it out back in 2007. But talk of it has recently started popping up around the Internet once again this past week. Our sister site CrunchGear did a quick post pointing it out last week. Since then, a whole new batch of great customer reviews have been flowing in, as Amazon CTO Werner Vogels points out today.

Some of the negative reviews note that uranium is “bad for you.” …