Although why they’re in a hurry is beyond me. It isn’t as if Barack Obama is going to do anything to stop them. “Iran unveils ‘faster’ uranium centrifuges,” from the BBC, April 9 (thanks to Orrin):
Iran’s president has unveiled new “third-generation” centrifuges that its nuclear chief says can enrich uranium much faster than current technology.
The centrifuges would have separation power six times that of the first generation, Ali Akbar Salehi said in a speech marking National Nuclear Day.
Uranium enrichment is the central concern of Western nations negotiating with Iran over its nuclear programme.
The new technology could shorten the time it takes to build a nuclear bomb.
Tehran insists its nuclear programme is solely for peaceful purposes….
Bridge for sale!