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Thorium Molten Salt Reactor a.k.a Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactor (LFTR)
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Nuclear Power Turns To Salt

Nuclear Power Turns To Salt | Thorium | Scoop.it
The Department of Energy announced today that its Oak Ridge National Laboratory has partnered with Canadian nuclear company Terrestrial Energy Inc. to complete the design and testing of TEI’s new Integral Molten Salt Reactor, a GenIV nuclear reactor that provides unique safety, operational and cost advantages. The reactor should come online in less than ten years.
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Alvin Weinberg's life was one of drama - Oak Ridger

Alvin Weinberg's life was one of drama - Oak Ridger | Thorium | Scoop.it
Alvin Weinberg's life was one of drama Oak Ridger Shaw pushed for the development and demonstration of the liquid metal fast breeder reactor (LMFBR), whereas Weinberg advocated support for the molten-salt breeder reactor, an ORNL invention based on...
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China's nuclear powered car - The Weinberg Foundation

China's nuclear powered car - The Weinberg Foundation | Thorium | Scoop.it
SINAP is part of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and it is developing an alternative type of nuclear reactor – a high temperature liquid thorium molten salt reactor (TMSR) – just for you. Yes, believe it or not, SINAP is ...
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LFTRs in 5 minutes - Thorium Reactors

www.indiegogo.com FUND FUND FUND READ! I added this video for a project regarding Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactors, watch and enjoy. Here is a petition for those interested in the US, take a look.
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Baroness Bryony Worthington - Political Challenges of Thorium Molten Salt Reactors @ TEAC4

Baroness Bryony Worthington is a patron of the Weinberg Foundation, is an officer of the Thorium all-party parliamentary group in UK House of Lords. Bryony W...
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China moves to build world’s first thorium nuclear reactor within a decade

China moves to build world’s first thorium nuclear reactor within a decade | Thorium | Scoop.it
img width=279 height=204 alt=China is undertaking an aggressive new initiative to complete the worlds first thorium-based nuclear power plant within a decade.
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China sets goal to have Thorium Molten Salt Reactors in 10 years.

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Thorium and the dream of clean nuclear power - Reuters

Thorium and the dream of clean nuclear power - Reuters | Thorium | Scoop.it
Thorium and the dream of clean nuclear power
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In the kind of molten-salt cooled reactor favored by many thorium proponents, the uranium-233 fuel would be dissolved in a coolant of liquid fluoride salts contained in a graphite core.
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plentiful energy

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ThoriumMSR » Laws against Thorium prevent Rare Earth industry from happening in North America

ThoriumMSR » Laws against Thorium prevent Rare Earth industry from happening in North America | Thorium | Scoop.it

A multi billion dollar industry sits on hold while China dominates the market all because of outdated policies and concerns over what to do with the Thorium which is only mildly radioactive and is not water soluble. We know some companies like FLIBE Energy and others have done extensive research on how to use Thorium but the backward over zealous fear mongers in the government won’t let the industries move forward.

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David LeBlanc - Molten Salt Reactor Designs, Options & Outlook @ TEAC4

Candian David LeBlanc describes the benefits of liquid fuel Molten Salt Reactors over solid fuel reactors, emphasizing reactor design over any relative advan...
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Kirk Sorensen: Thorium, an alternative nuclear fuel | Video on TED.com

Kirk Sorensen:  Thorium, an alternative nuclear fuel | Video on TED.com | Thorium | Scoop.it
TED Talks At TEDxYYC Kirk Sorensen shows us the liquid fuel thorium reactor -- a way to produce energy that is safer, cleaner and more efficient than current nuclear power.
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