Know new nukes

I just saw this article in American Scientist on compact power reactors for remote locations.  This one is a 10 MWe sodium cooled with a 30 year reactor core life.  When the fuel is burned up, they plan to remove and replace the core.  Fascinating that nuclear power is making a comeback.  Additional info is at DOE and

2 Responses to “Know new nukes”

  1. bill says:

    I think that climate change from Carbon Dioxide in the atmospher is so dangerous that nuclear power will be necessary, and will make a comeback here in the states.

    Nevertheless, the problem of waste remains unsolved, which is its achille’s heel.

  2. Rita Bradley says:

    Do you think it’s a good idea for nuclear power to make a comeback. I hear that it’s been very successful in other countries.

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