This Thorium Reactor Has the Power of a Norse God

18snigglfri8ujpgThe Uranium-235 and -238 we use in modern nuclear fission reactors are humanity’s single most energy-dense fuel source (1,546,000,000 MJ/L), but that potent power potential comes at a steep price — and not just during natural disasters. Its radioactive plutonium byproducts remain lethally irradiated for millennia. That’s why one pioneering Nordic company is developing an […]

from Gizmodo UK http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2013/07/this-thorium-reactor-has-the-power-of-a-norse-god/

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