Researchers pioneer revolutionary keg-sized nuclear reactor with a 3D printed core

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Researchers pioneer revolutionary keg-sized nuclear reactor with a 3D printed core

In what could be a truly transformational breakthrough in nuclear power technology – a field plagued by horrendous disasters and stalled progress – researchers at Oak Ridge National Lab have designed a nuclear reactor with a 3D printed core. 

Cheaper, more efficient, and much smaller, yet less risky and less powerful that traditional nuclear plants, the new technology offers a new path forward for a source of carbon-free energy whose progress has stalled since the 1970s.   Read more…

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