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Response to guyton (Reply #3)

Wed Mar 13, 2013, 03:53 AM

11. One of the advantages of the thorium cycle

is that there is not only 1/100 of the waste of a traditional pressurized water reactor, but it can burn up waste from other reactors, warheads, etc.

The Molten Salt Reactor Experiment (MSRE) in the 1960s demonstrated a design that ran for four years, generating 8 megawatts of power at Oak Ridge National Laboratories.

The insistence of ORNL's director, Alvin Weinberg, on continuing with the project got him fired by Nixon.

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