TITLE

India's thorium dream

AUTHOR(S)
Hodson, Hal
PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
New Scientist;11/10/2012, Vol. 216 Issue 2890, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on plans for the Advanced Heavy Water Reactor (AHWR) by the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) which would generate nuclear energy from India's large thorium reserves. Topics include the production of nuclear waste by thorium as compared to uranium, concerns over the safety of nuclear reactor located in an urban area such as Mumbai, and the uranium nuclear power plant capacity of China.
ACCESSION #
83355455

 

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