The effects of depleted uranium weapons in Iraq
by John Williams. Global Research, March 23, 2007. uruknet.info
In five billion years our sun will explode into a white dwarf and envelope the earth, according to NASA projections.
The half-life of uranium 238 is 4.5 billion years.
This means that by the time the Earth ceases to be a planet, only a little more than half of the depleted uranium (DU) that the United States Army is firing into Iraq and other countries around the world will be gone. The rest of the radioactive material will still be poisoning the Iraqi people.
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