The Hortonsphere is the ball at center. The silo in the foreground was used to store radium waste.
Report by Geoff Kelly & Louis Ricciuti
This is going to seem complicated and take a long way to get where it’s going. So here’s the gist, right upfront: Possibly, in Lewiston, are buried the remnants of an experimental nuclear reactor dating from the 1940s. This reactor would have been part of a secret program to weaponize poisonous materials—a program with roots in the study of poison gases in the First World War and whose culmination is found today in the use of depleted uranium munitions around the world.
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(Thanks to Cathy Garger of No New Nukes Yall for the head's up)