molten-salt reactor

Molten-Salt Reactors

Written by Philippe WerrieEdited for Oralgrooves.com by Evie The Other Nuclear Reactor While proponents tout the carbon free nature of the nuclear reactor, ecologists condemn them for their risk and the nuclear waste they produce. Did you know that while there are hundreds of active nuclear power plants in the world, most of them use the same basic design? There’s actually a lot of potential ways to design a nuclear reactor. In this post, I want to introduce you to the molten-salt reactor. Components An actual nuclear power plant is a complicated machine but its basic mechanism is easy to…