Coming Soon: A Nuclear Reactor--With a 3D-Printed Core
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Coming Soon: A Nuclear Reactor--With a 3D-Printed Core

May 26, 2020

Kurt Terrani Wants to accelerate the future of nuclear energy--so he's turned to its past. Over the last year and a half, Terrani and a team of physicists, engineers, and computer scientists at Oak Ridge National Lab in Tennessee have designed and built the components for a gas-cooled nuclear reactor.