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Offline syhprum

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« on: 04/09/2006 12:10:43 »
What is the cost of a Kg of U235 ?, I don't mean the black market value but what would the American military have to pay if it wanted to purchase some ?.
How does this compare with the cost of Gold ($10,000.00) or Anti matter?

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Re: U235
« Reply #1 on: 05/09/2006 02:10:10 »
I believe basic uranium brought up from the mines is quite cheat about 30 a kilo,

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Re: U235
« Reply #2 on: 05/09/2006 03:03:33 »
You can't purchase anti-matter as I am aware it is only created in incredibly small quanitinites at places like CERN.
 

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Re: U235
« Reply #3 on: 05/09/2006 08:14:24 »
I understand that the Manhatten project cost several billion ($1940,s) to produce less than 100 Kg I wondered how much the cost had been reduced by modern technology, I just threw in anti-matter as the cost of U235 pales into insignificence in comparison

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