Meet David Hahn – The 17 Year Old Boy Scout Who Built A Nuclear Reactor In His Mom’s Backyard 20 Years Ago That Made The Neighborhood Radioactive

In 1994, in a shed next to his mother’s house, a 17-year-old David Charles Hahn (1976-2016) made a nuclear reactor from batteries, old clocks, lanterns, uranium from Czechoslovakia and duct tape.

The story attracted media attention and David was named the ‘Radioactive Boy Scout.’

Scroll down to read the full incredible story of David Hahn, which was shared by one internet user.

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