According to this article in the Toronto Star, 31-year-old Swedish national Richard Handl was arrested for trying to to set up a nuclear reactor at home.
From the article:
Richard Handl told the Associated Press that he had the radioactive elements radium, americium and uranium in his apartment in southern Sweden when police showed up and arrested him on charges of unauthorised possession of nuclear material.
"I have always been interested in physics and chemistry," Handl said, adding he just wanted to "see if it's possible to split atoms at home."
Filed under kids-don't-try-this-at-home.
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