Fission products detected

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Re: Fission products detected

Post by Martin Y » Sun Jun 28, 2020 6:03 pm

Sensors in Sweden didn't draw that map. What is it?

Anyway, my first thought is the Russians test firing their super-duper nuclear rocket motor again. Hopefully not blowing up the development team this time.

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Re: Fission products detected

Post by shpalman » Sun Jun 28, 2020 6:50 pm

https://twitter.com/SinaZerbo/status/12 ... 53921?s=09

It's the possible source region in the 72h preceding detection, and this tweet is from the Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization.
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Re: Fission products detected

Post by Martin Y » Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:07 pm

Ah, right. That makes sense.

It'll be those tricky Danes I'll betcha. They're up to something in Jutland.

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Re: Fission products detected

Post by Little waster » Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:09 pm

Between COVID and this, that's two of the Horsemen accounted for, just the hungry one and the one on Binky left to appear now.

2020 has been a great year so far, I wonder what other treats it has in store for us?
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Re: Fission products detected

Post by sTeamTraen » Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:09 pm

Tweeted with considerable impact by Sir Facefirst, formerly of a nearby parish.
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Re: Fission products detected

Post by JQH » Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:09 am

My first thought was Chernobyl#2
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Re: Fission products detected

Post by Martin Y » Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:11 am

JQH wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:09 am
My first thought was Chernobyl#2
Publicity stunt for a second series?

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Re: Fission products detected

Post by TimW » Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:53 am

The Russians are denying it's anything to do with them.

It must be them then.

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Re: Fission products detected

Post by Martin Y » Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:10 pm

TimW wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:53 am
The Russians are denying it's anything to do with them.

It must be them then.
The quote I saw denied it was any of their power stations. Which isn't exactly the same as its not being them at all.

But that's probably not significant as I don't expect the Russians to agonise over issuing a denial that isn't strictly true. It is them, though. The chances of its being anyone else are slender.

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Re: Fission products detected

Post by dyqik » Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:57 pm

Little waster wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:09 pm
Between COVID and this, that's two of the Horsemen accounted for, just the hungry one and the one on Binky left to appear now.

2020 has been a great year so far, I wonder what other treats it has in store for us?
Binky has been busy, if you've been watching the excess deaths graphs in the CoVID stories.

And the price of food is rising rapidly in various bits of the US as food supply chain workers get sick.

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Re: Fission products detected

Post by sTeamTraen » Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:24 pm

TimW wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:53 am
The Russians are denying it's anything to do with them.

It must be them then.
If they had said it was them, it wouldn't have been them? Damn devious these Russkies.
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Re: Fission products detected

Post by Boustrophedon » Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:43 am

Another possibility is the Russian Poseidon nuclear powered torpedo.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/hisutton/2 ... -occurred/
...zoologically improbable and/or terrifying to small children.

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Re: Fission products detected

Post by Bird on a Fire » Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:28 am

Boustrophedon wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:43 am
Another possibility is the Russian Poseidon nuclear powered torpedo.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/hisutton/2 ... -occurred/
Well that's f.cking terrifying.
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