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How much less waste does Thorium make compared to Uranium?
What countries have started research on recycling of spent nuclear fuel?
The UK, France, and India
Roughly how much energy is left in Uranium after it is used?
How much more abundant is thorium in the earths crust compared to uranium?
3 times more abundant
What kind of solution is needed to make thorium produce energy?
A fluoride solution
Why is solar power intermittent?
It needs a lot of sun
Why is wind power intermittent?
It needs a lot of wind
What is the main fuel source in nuclear reactors today?
Is thorium fissile or fertile?
What do nuclear reactors heat up to produce energy?
What deadly gas is expelled by uranium when mining it?
Are thorium based reactors easy to stop from melting down?
How much uranium is equal to the energy production of 1 ton of thorium?
What place is in Nevada that could be used to safely store nuclear waste>
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