Is thorium a better nuclear fuel than uranium?

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JMS

UK

#1 Jul 26, 2012
Any thoughts on using use liquid thorium as a nuclear fuel? will it be safer than ever?

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FRE

Albuquerque, NM

#2 Oct 28, 2012
To me, it looks like a good idea and that we should begin to phase out our current nuclear technology.
William

Columbus, OH

#3 Aug 23, 2013
The technology is as old as our uranium reactor technology, though for sum reason it lost the interest of the financial backers of the research. It is more efficient, with a more abundant fuel supply, and safer from meltdowns and proliferation. In my opinion we should start screaming about this to our neighbors and represtation in government. These reactors could change the face of America and the world. They are the key to the free power we have been dreaming of since Tesla left menlow park.

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