Futuristic Floating Nuclear Reactor Could Withstand Natural Disasters [Video]

Design

MIT might have developed a way to prevent a future Fukushima.

Ross Brooks
  • 21 april 2014


To try and prevent another nuclear disaster like the one that occurred in Japan, MIT researchers have come with an idea for a floating nuclear power plant that would be able to use sea water as a way to prevent catastrophic meltdowns. Similar in design to offshore oil rigs, they could be built in a shipyard, and then towed to their destinations five to seven miles offshore.

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