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Los Alamos Wins One in Tritium Race

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Science  13 Oct 1995:
Vol. 270, Issue 5234, pp. 227-228
DOI: 10.1126/science.270.5234.227b


The Department of Energy has recommended spending $45 million next year to study the feasibility of making tritium for nuclear weapons in a giant accelerator. But researchers hoping to use the machine for basic research may be disappointed: O'Leary says its sole purpose will be to make tritium.