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Pascal’s Wager

I had to work full-time through my undergraduate degree (through grad school too, but that’s not relevant here) and most of my electives were taken because a class fit my schedule rather than because I was interested in the class. So when I showed up for the first day of Philosophy 101 I have to […]

Liquid fuel molten salt thorium reactors

Last week I wrote a little bit about how fertile thorium can be turned into reactor fuel. A discussion of how a thorium reactor might differ from a uranium reactor seems a reasonable follow-up topic. The reactors I worked with in the Navy were light-water pressurized water reactors. Like virtually every reactor we have on […]