Thorium Superfuel: A Clean, Safe, and Abundant Energy Source?

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Thorium is a weakly radioactive metallic element that’s number 90 on the periodic table.  It is silver in color but tarnishes black when oxidized, forming thorium dioxide.  Thorium is hard yet malleable and has a high melting point. While uranium nuclear reactors, like the ones commonly used today, utilize uranium directly, thorium nuclear reactors derive…

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