Welcome to the Slashdot Beta site -- learn more here. Use the link in the footer or click here to return to the Classic version of Slashdot.

Thank you!

Before you choose to head back to the Classic look of the site, we'd appreciate it if you share your thoughts on the Beta; your feedback is what drives our ongoing development.

Beta is different and we value you taking the time to try it out. Please take a look at the changes we've made in Beta and  learn more about it. Thanks for reading, and for making the site better!

LFTR in 5 Minutes or, Why aren't we using Thorium for nuclear power?

Lorien_the_first_one (1178397) writes | more than 2 years ago

Power 2

Lorien_the_first_one (1178397) writes "Seems that this video is going viral. The video points out all the advantages of Thorium as nuclear fuel over Uranium: lower cost, the reactor shuts itself down when damage occurs, the waste is much easier to handle and contain, and Thorium is far more abundant than Uranium. So why aren't we using Thorium for nuclear power instead of Uranium?"
Link to Original Source

Sorry! There are no comments related to the filter you selected.

Most wanted the option (1)

AHuxley (892839) | more than 2 years ago | (#39538755)

to divert to nuclear weapons if and when needed. People want profits during mining, during building, ongoing running, clean up when the plant is shut down and very long term waste storage.
Everybody wins with the current cycle. You have weapons and jobs/contracts for generations of investors and workers....
Check for New Comments
Slashdot Login

Need an Account?

Forgot your password?