How I learned to stop worrying and love the radioactive spiderwebs

Earlier this month, we told you about a mysterious, potentially biological white web that was found growing on nuclear waste at the Savannah River Site. » 12/27/11 11:23am 12/27/11 11:23am

Mysterious "white web" found growing on nuclear waste

This is as fascinating as it is unsettling. Scientists at the Department of Energy's Savannah River Site — a nuclear reservation in South Carolina — have identified a strange, cob-web like "growth" (their word, not ours) on the racks of the facility's spent nuclear fuel assemblies. » 12/16/11 2:50pm 12/16/11 2:50pm