Reactor Renaissance

Teschler, Leland
March 2011
Machine Design;3/17/2011, Vol. 83 Issue 5, p19
Trade Publication
The article discusses the reemergence of nuclear power as an alternative source of energy. The author notes that revived interest in nuclear power is the result of safer and less expensive reactor technologies, citing nuclear experts' claims that nuclear accidents, such as Chernobyl in the Ukraine, will not happen again. Topics include the nuclear industry's safety record beginning in the 1970s, nuclear reactor fuel reprocessing, and the traveling-wave reactor design by TerraPower LLC.


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