Yellowcake is the concentrated powder that is the precursor state before uranium is fabricated for fuel or enriched to be used in a weapon. Photo: Handout

Japanese teen who traded uranium online and even processed it into yellowcake was just a ‘chemistry geek’, analyst says

  • A vast amount of uranium ore is required to make even a tiny amount of fissile material, while the radioactivity in yellowcake uranium is still extremely low
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Yellowcake is the concentrated powder that is the precursor state before uranium is fabricated for fuel or enriched to be used in a weapon. Photo: Handout
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