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Hans Bethe on Fission-Fusion Hybrid Reactors

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Well, this is my light reading for tonight – from Physics Today, May 1979.

Very interesting stuff indeed – and of course, there’s no doubting that the author knows what he’s talking about.

Written by Luke Weston

March 28, 2008 at 6:00 pm

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  1. Not to take anything away from the great Hans Bethe, but a molten salt reactor can be used as a thorium breeder with less fuss than a fission reactor.

    DV82XL

    March 29, 2008 at 5:12 am


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