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NEXT: A Thorium-fueled Nuclear Future?

David Staley David Staley NEXT: A Thorium-fueled Nuclear Future?

In Wuwei, at the eastern terminus of the Hexi Corridor, the Chinese are testing an experimental thorium nuclear reactor. These kinds of reactors have been thought to be theoretically possible, but commercially unfeasible, and the Chinese experiment is to determine the viability of the technology.  There appear to be several advantages of thorium reactors over uranium-based […]

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