I was reading about nuclear technology today, especially how it applies to thorium reactors, but I learned a strange fact. Apparently, Japan is the only place on Earth that the nuclear vessels can be manufactured. So why is it OK for Japan to supply the most difficult component to Iran, if Iran wants to destroy Israel? Should not Japan be scolded and sanctions held against it in order to avoid the damn stupidity and hypocrisy this entire event plays out?
March 13 (Bloomberg) -- From a windswept corner of Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost island, Japan Steel Works Ltd. controls the fate of the global nuclear-energy renaissance.
There stands the only plant in the world, a survivor of
Allied bombing in World War II, capable of producing the central
part of a nuclear reactor's containment vessel in a single piece,
reducing the risk of a radiation leak.
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