China spending US$3.3 billion on molten salt nuclear reactors for faster aircraft carriers and in flying drones

China will spend 22 billion yuan (US$3.3 billion) on two prototype molten salt nuclear reactors. Two molten salt nuclear reactors will be built in the Gobi Desert in northern China. * Molten salt reactors can produce one thousandth of the radioactive waste of existing nuclear reactors because of deep burn. More complete conversion of the nuclear fuel. * Molten salt reactors can have designs that are proof against nuclear meltdowns * The chinese reactors could use thorium. China has some of the world’s largest reserves of the thorium metal. The Chinese project has been funded by the central government and … Continue reading China spending US$3.3 billion on molten salt nuclear reactors for faster aircraft carriers and in flying drones