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Old 10-16-2019, 05:57 PM   #7541 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by redpoint5 View Post
I believe the science currently exists to solve some of the bigger issues, but not necessarily the technology or proof of concept.

A molten salt Thorium reactor probably can be feasible, but there's not a full working example of one yet. Then there's the question of economics; can they be built such that the cost per unit energy delivered is economical?

That all remains to be seen, and I expect the future will answer those questions, but at the current moment things are uncertain.
Cost wasn't an issue when we entered WW-II.I believe we can navigate that issue if we ever launch an assault on global warming.

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