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Nuclear Reactors
10:05 am
Wed April 17, 2013

Missouri S&T Scientists Work To Shape 'Fourth Generation' Nuclear Reactors

Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Mo. in the chemistry department.
Credit Missouri S&T

Researchers at the Missouri University of Science and Technology are conducting work that could shape the next generation of nuclear reactors.
 
The state's first nuclear reactor was constructed more than 50 years ago at the Rolla school. Now, researchers there are tracking and measuring the movement of radioisotopes. Their goal is to understand how nuclear fuel pebbles would behave in what are called "fourth generation" nuclear reactors.
 

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