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This week, our expert Christopher Cahill was asked: Why don't we dump our radioactive waste into the Mariannas Trench, where it will be subducted? After a reactor uses its nuclear fuel, there's still a lot of energy in it. It's still hot, highly... Read More
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There has not been a new construction of a reactor in the United States since 1977, so the average person who is earning their PhD in nuclear science now wasn't alive when the last plant was built. How are we going to deal with the brain gap? GWU... Read More
Dr. Christopher Cahill, Associate Professor in the Chemistry Department at The George Washington University, is researching storage and disposal for nuclear fuel. Ask an Expert>>
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Recently, our expert, Amy Harder was asked, "Do you think that Natural Gas is a good option as an intermediary fuel source for vehicles, or should we skip it and go directly to EVs?" See her response