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New Nuclear Reactors Destroy Atomic Waste

separsons (1765004) writes | more than 4 years ago

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separsons (1765004) writes "A group of French scientists are developing a nuclear reactor that burns up actinides, highly radioactive uranium isotopes. And they're not the only ones trying to eliminate atomic waste: Researchers at the University of Texas in Austin are working on a fusion-fission reactor. The reactor destroys waste by firing streams of neutrons at it, reducing atomic waste by up to 99 percent!"
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