ORNL reactor’s past tied to nation’s energy future

The #MoltenSaltReactor was designed and operated at #ORNL in the 1960s, testing a reactor concept and the use of molten salts — a mixture of #Lithium, #Beryllium and #Zirconium #Fluorides — that served as the reactor’s coolant and also contained the dissolved #FissionFuel (initially #U235 and later #U233).

Ref: http://nanthavictor.com

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