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Thursday, February 16 2012 @ 02:27 AM GMT+4
Contributed by: tomaidh

Sci-Tech"In the coming days the world will witness Iran's announcement of its very important and very major nuclear achievements," Ahmadinejad told a crowd at Tehran's Azadi (Freedom) Square in a speech relayed live on state television.
Parisa Hafezi and Mitra Amiri | Reuters – Sat, Feb 11, 2012

The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran has made two nuclear announcements today !!
1) They have placed the first indigenous fuel rods into a Research Reactor.
2) They say they will start producing new yellow cake next year. Yellowcake is milled uranium oxide..
PressTV, Iran --- Wed Feb 15, 2012 12:23PM GMT

Yellowcake is used in the preparation of uranium fuel for nuclear reactors, for which it is smelted into purified UO2 for use in fuel rods for pressurized heavy-water reactors and other systems that use natural unenriched uranium...Yellowcake is produced by all countries in which uranium ore is mined.
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    Authored by: cgrotke on Thursday, February 16 2012 @ 03:17 AM GMT+4
    If it is good for Vermont, it must be good for Iran.
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    Authored by: annikee on Thursday, February 16 2012 @ 03:42 AM GMT+4
    I'm so glad I'm mortal.

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    strange world we live in
    Authored by: spinoza on Thursday, February 16 2012 @ 01:26 PM GMT+4
    trying to parse the news thru fog banks of mis and dis
    information..

    how bizarre that nukes are the catalyst and/or method to help
    establish a worldwide theocracy!?!

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    Authored by: George Tirebiter on Thursday, February 16 2012 @ 02:40 PM GMT+4
    I thought that The Onion recently put all of this in perspective quite well:

    Iran Worried U.S. Might Be Building 8,500th Nuclear Weapon

    http://www.theonion.com/articles/iran-worried-us-might-be-building-8500th-nuclear-w,27325/

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