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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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