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Yet another C# .NET developer.

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Mar
24
comment Is there any inherent danger in operating a Thermonuclear Reactor?
According to ITER the temperature needed to start and sustain thermonuclear reaction on earth is 10 times that of the temperature required to do the same at the core of the sun. This temperature is 150 million degrees celsius and while it is clear that this temperature will be localized to an extremely small area it is still a huge temperature and the energy required to achieve and sustain this temperature must be just enormous...
Mar
18
comment Since radioactive material decays how is it possible that there is any left after 4.5 billion years?
Great answer, thanks.
Mar
18
comment Since radioactive material decays how is it possible that there is any left after 4.5 billion years?
I thought that half-life of U238 is measured in millions of years, if it is about the age of the Earth, that, in combination with some shorter half-life radioactive elements being the products of the decay of other radioactive elements, explains everything. Thanks.