While reading this article, I pondered what would happen if fissionable elements were the core crystals of the nanosqueeze. Would nanoreactors or nanobombs be possible?

Victor Lawnicki
Louisville, Ky.

Florian Banhart of the University of Mainz in Germany notes that a nuclear-fission bomb or reactor requires a critical mass of kilograms of fissionable material—way too much to enclose in a nanotube. —P. Weiss.