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New MeX-Files: The curious case of an evacuated US solar lab, the FBI – and bananas conspiracy theories

DougS Silver badge

Because this is the only place in the US that has a lot of mercury in one place? Hardly. Hell, my high school science teacher had a big flask filled with the stuff. I'll bet a lot of older high schools have pounds of mercury sitting in a forgotten closet somewhere.

If you want some, and live in the US, buy it by the half pound and they'll ship it to your house:

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