Why Don’t We Dump Nuclear Waste Into Volcanoes?

January 6th, 2008

VolcanoAlthough it would be really nice if we could get rid of nuclear waste just by incinerating it, I think someone’s been watching a bit too much Lord of the Rings. Wonder what would’ve happened if the One Ring was made of Plutonium? Alternatively, sending the waste into the Sun would actually be an effective (but hideously expensive) solution.

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