M. Mitchell Waldrop offers a marvelous, compact and easily read overview of where the fission nuclear energy field is today.  With a history and review of the options, the article “Nuclear Energy: Radical Reactors” has been published by Nature.  It’s a medium length article well worth the time.  Meanwhile, here’s a quick overview for the […]

Al Fin spotted the news story at PhysOrg yesterday that describes a new method to recover the uranium in spent fuel enabling access to the nineteen times of the energy already produced to be used.  The process also deeply concentrates the very nasty actinides the justifiably worry so many folks and even that is back […]