Lasers Tackle Radioactive Waste
Game and Story Use
- In science fiction settings, this system could form the basis of a "portable decontaminator", cleansing objects and even regions in fairly short periods of time.
- There could be autonomous robotic vehicles driving or walking through contaminated areas and gradually cleansing them.
- Ironically, this kind of technology might encourage nations to use nuclear weapons in wars, since they can still make use of the conquered territory even if they have dropped a nuke on it previously.
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