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What Is LFTR? The Safe Nuclear Energy

Written by Taylor Habig on . Posted in Science, Technology


Nuclear fusion is considered by many to be the holy grail of power generators, but until that process is ready, the planet is still forced to use the dangerous alternative, nuclear fission.

Chernobyl and Fukishima are but two examples of what can go wrong in today’s water cooled, solid fuel nuclear power plants fed rods of uranium.

What if there were a safer alternative that used a fuel source more stable, more common, produced less waste, more efficient, and didn’t contain the inherent threat of nuclear weapons?

Such a technology has existed for over 60 years but has been collecting mothballs. Let me introduce you to LFTR.