Nuclear Waste Management

Nuclear Waste Management

Nuclear Waste Management

03/05/19

“How can we manage radioactive waste?”

Nuclear power is one of the most hefty and carbon-free sources of energy on the planet. However, they also produce large amounts of nuclear waste which is not only deadly to human health but also does not stop being radioactive for tens of thousands of years! As a result, nuclear power operators will need to grapple with Nuclear Waste Management. This includes isolating the byproduct and designing containers such that no radiation escapes.

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