Recent Examples of reactor from the Web
An earthquake and tsunami in Japan 2011 caused meltdown in three reactors of Fukushima's nuclear power plant, the Associated Press reported.
Still, North Korea did not reopen its plutonium reactor, a facility that could, according to U.S. estimates, have produced 100 nuclear bombs.
Utilities in other states have found the cost of large new reactors prohibitive.
The new owners of the charging networks may choose to make their own with wind, solar and small modular nuclear reactors.
Surveys showed that sailors typically worked about eight hours per day in port, although some critical teams like those assigned to the nuclear reactor rooms toiled up to 11 hours daily, plus collateral duties.
As Irma’s path changed, the decision was made to leave the second reactor online, as hurricane-force winds were no longer expected at the site.
But China is showing a new way forward—ironically, with a technology developed, then shelved, by the U.S. Molten salt reactors were first developed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, in the 1950s.
We are also being trained—as consumers of media and reactors to media—to think of these stories as old news.
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