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How This Rare Natural Fission Reactor Could Solve Our Nuclear Waste Problem

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Controlling fission reactions in modern nuclear plants is a complicated and dangerous process, yet nature managed to do the same thing all by itself two million years ago. Here’s how. A New Source of Fukushima Radiation Was Just Found, Now What? - Read More: Ancient Nuclear Waste Is Teaching Us About Radioactive Storage Today “To get data on what happens to spent nuclear fuel over long periods of time, researchers are turning to a unique place on Earth — the oldest, and only, known natural nuclear reactor.” Meet Oklo, the Earth’s Two-billion-year-old only Known Natural Nuclear Reactor
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