The Sludge-Busting MARS Arm Blasts Through Radioactive Waste

In 1943, the US government needed a reliable center for processing the Manhattan Project's nuclear material. Officials chose the 568-acre Hanford site in the deserts of Washington State to house nine nuclear reactors and 143 single-walled, underground waste tanks. Fast-forward 68 years and the US government is still… » 11/08/11 11:30am 11/08/11 11:30am