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sungod-1 t1_jcmdfhp wrote

It better be thorium instead of u-235


vorpal_potato t1_jcq8z3c wrote

Thorium is great, but it complicates fuel handling. Almost certainly they'll use highly-enriched uranium, just like the rest of the space nuclear reactor designs.


sungod-1 t1_jcwim4a wrote

Well that’s a lot of waste and possible acids btw waiting to happen