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Stuffing nuclear waste glasses

By Eileen De Guire / September 21, 2011

Vitrification, or encapsulating nuclear waste in glass is possible method of containing nuclear wastes. Credit: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Wikipedia While nuclear energy policy issues are being worked out on a nation-by-nation basis, research on technological challenges continues apace, at least for now. Disposal of high-level nuclear waste is an essential, but expensive, part of…

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