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QuantumPion
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Nov28-11, 04:26 PM
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Quote Quote by russ_watters View Post
Morbius, I was under the impression that Pu is one of the most radiologically toxic substances on earth.
No on both sides. There are non-radioactive molecules which are fatal in far more miniscule amounts, such as Dimethylmercury. And on the radioactivity side, plutonium is not very dangerous compared to, say Cobalt-60 (strong gamma emitter) or Iodine-131 (short half life, concentrates in body).