14kg of radioactive material confiscated from man building immortality kit

Source: Oak Ridge Associated Universities Source: Oak Ridge Associated Universities

Moscow police officers have detained a schoolteacher after 14 kg of radioactive material was discovered in his garage.

The police cited the man as saying that he had used the substances to “irradiate” a friend who wanted to become immortal.

He reportedly said the friend had even traveled to the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster “to expose himself to radiation and become immortal.”

The radioactive material was apparently collected by the teacher from known burial sites and other "special places".

Moscow Police Seize 14 Kg of Radioactive Material from College Teacher -- RiaNovosti


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I hope he wasn't a science teacher.

By Katherine (not verified) on 25 Mar 2013 #permalink

He would have done better to irradiate a 'spider' and then made it bite his friend. Less material, less danger.

By mad.madrasi (not verified) on 26 Mar 2013 #permalink