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Why can’t we shoot nuclear waste into the Sun?

On the question of NUCLEAR WASTE DISPOSAL, why can’t we ‘shoot’ it into the Sun?
Ian Purves from Southampton (Age: 55+)

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2 Responses

  1. Your fanastic question is right out of the realms of science fiction. The down-to-earth answer is it would be totally impractical and enormously expensive, and just how far do you think you would get to the sun before you started burning up.

  2. I think the only reason we wouldn’t is because of the risk of catastrophe if the rocket blew up anywhere in our atmosphere…

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