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Thorium Reactors

20th January 2013

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So, why should we care about this practically forgotten molten salt reactor? Well, because (1) the claims about these reactors turn heads: “they can safely power all of human civilization for millenia without significant waste”Sorenson, and (2) there is a body of research to support these claims, with active research programs in China and Japan, and a retired program in the US.

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