Radioactive material on CV990 ?

Date:         23 Nov 97 03:04:04 
From:         nul@TCSconcordia.tor250.org (Coridon Henshaw)
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On Monday November 03 1997 at 02:18, tgg@hplb.hpl.hp.com wrote:
> So,  I'm  not  too  worried  about the  radioactivity in
> (presumably)depleted  uranium weights.  I  have  no  knowledge  of  how
> poisionous uranium  is,  but  I  suspect I  ought to  be  more worried
> about  the combustion prodcuts resulting from a crash.

DU's chemical toxicity, as a heavy metal, is a much bigger concern than its
radioactivity.

It will only combust if it's powdered.

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