Wired Magazine had a great article on Thorium's use in nuclear power. It seems we experimented with it and dropped it in favor of Uranium because we wanted the by products of Uranium fission for bomb making. But Thorium is much safer, has less waste and the waste isn't as dangerous as Uranium waste. The government should fund Kirk Sorensen and pursue Thorium power plants. http://www.wired.com/magazine/2009/12/ff_new_nukes/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+wired%2Findex+%28Wired%3A+Index+3+%28Top+Stories+2%29%29 ...more »
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