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Isotopes hint at North Korean atomic test

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 02/04/2012 @ 4:47 pm In World | No Comments

North Korea may have conducted two covert nuclear weapons tests in 2010, according to a fresh analysis of radioisotope data.

The claim has drawn skepticism from some nuclear-weapons experts. But if confirmed, the analysis would double the number of tests the country is known to have conducted and suggest that North Korea is trying to develop powerful warheads for its fledgling nuclear arsenal.

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