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Re^2: Someday "everything" will be powered by...

by Happy-the-monk (Abbot)
on Jan 13, 2006 at 12:15 UTC ( #522959=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Someday "everything" will be powered by...
in thread Someday "everything" will be powered by...

most important choice - nuclear power

That's a slogan from the sixties and needs an update:
While the post-industrial countries nowadys rely heavily on nuclear power -- and it's certainly a very important source of energy at the time being -- our planet's raw material uranium is running out even quicker than it's running out of fossil resources.

Cheers, Sören

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Re^3: Someday "everything" will be powered by...
by swampyankee (Parson) on Jan 14, 2006 at 03:16 UTC

    "our planet's raw material uranium is running out even quicker than it's running out of fossil resources"

    At least partly because breeder reactors and spent fuel reprocessing are frowned upon

    emc

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[choroba]: a "thinko"
[erix]: my app (google, really) makes that 1530 km...
[Eily]: google tells me 1662 km ...
[LanX]: Nancy? Somewhere near Metz ...
[Eily]: must be km farenheit or something :P
[Eily]: wow, don't say that in Nancy LanX :P
[erix]: maybe you used the car routes, I used the walking routes
[Eily]: there's a rivalry between the two cities, so defining one in terms of the other might not be well received
[Eily]: erix well I did click on the walking icon
LanX giggles!

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