Possible nuclear accident in Iran (1 Viewer)

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that's got russian shenanigans written all over it
either that or some unintended release caused by the melting 'perma'frost
Yeah, it could be totally separate and from some Russian reactor or something. But, I guess I don't know enough about radioactive isotopes or how they drift in the atmosphere to know where they could have come from or what the source would be. Other than the claim in the Tweet that these are common in nuclear fission reactions.
 

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Yeah, doesn't look like any ordinary expolsion for sure.

I wonder if it was an underground nuclear test.
Several parties would have detected any nuclear explosion. Seismographs would pick it up.

Maybe they had a nice accident of some sort, but I highly doubt there was a fission or fusion explosion.
 

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Several parties would have detected any nuclear explosion. Seismographs would pick it up.

Maybe they had a nice accident of some sort, but I highly doubt there was a fission or fusion explosion.
Oh, i believe you. The satellite images does raise questions as to extent and location of the explosion.
 

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A new NYT report on the explosion. Believed to be not nuclear, still not sure what it was but it wasn't the gas explosion claimed by Iran.

the amount of earth displaced in that photo cannot be understated. Thats the side of a mountain.

im no satellite imagery expert, but that looks to be AT LEAST 1/4 mile wide crater.
 

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