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Answer to Safe Nuclear Waste Disposal? Salt!

News   May 01, 2020 | Original story from the American Society of Agronomy

 
Answer to Safe Nuclear Waste Disposal? Salt!

Phil Stauffer testing the inflatable packer fit into the BATS testing borehole. This is a mock-up waste canister filled with cerabeads (fake nuclear waste, with properties like glass) and heater strips to mimic 1000W of heating. The project hopes to find solutions for nuclear waste storage in salt deposits deep in the earth. Credit: Doug Weaver

 
 
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