Saturday, July 7, 2018

red mercury

nd thorium oxides mixed in but that may have been a separate substance called lichtmetal. These substances were used to produce small quantities of U-233 from thorium which can be used to make a nuke. The Glocke was simply a cyclotron that was optimized to produce 1.66 Mev gamma rays which got the process going. Normally it would take hundreds of years for a cyclotron to make enough U-233 for a single bomb. But the nazis tried to use the combo of antimony, beryllium and mercury to accelerate the process...

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