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While the drawbacks of using uranium as a power source are well documented, there is an arguably safer and more abundant alternative. Hear about the underutilized Thorium.
Nuclear power is found throughout the world, and the vast majority of nuclear reactors run on uranium. Uranium has several drawbacks, and disasters such as the meltdowns at Fukushima and Chernobyl stand as powerful examples of the potentially catastrophic risks posed by nuclear power. But, according to numerous sources, there's an alternative to uranium. Though thorium isn't perfect, it's more plentiful and arguably safer than uranium. So why aren't we using it? Listen in to learn more about thorium power.