New Kind of Uranium Could Power Your Car

A newly discovered form of uranium could lead to a nuclear power plant small enough to fit in your car and eventually even power it. Scientists from the Los Alamos National Laboratory have created a long-sought molecule known as uranium nitride. Besides offering cheaper and safer nuclear fuel, the new molecule could extract more energy from fossil fuels, making cars more fuel-efficient, and could also lead to cheaper drugs. "Actinide nitrides are candidate nuclear fuels of the future," said...Full Story
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