Even without reading Plentiful Energy, I can see that it is a book that I will one day want to read.
The authors make the case that the Integral Fast Reactor technology, grown from early concepts, can be the basis for an inexhaustible future energy source.
All in all it is a very readable educational book about a most important chapter in American scientific history.
Looking for a source of plentiful clean power? Wondering what we'll do with all that spent light-water reactor fuel? Read morePublished 1 month ago by Barry Book
A recommended reading order for this book is to follow chapters in this order: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 13, 14, then fill in by reading the chapters you missed. Read morePublished 1 month ago by M. Pawelek
If this is true then the people in Congress that cancelled this program should be doing hard time.Published 2 months ago by Robert
This seems to be a rant against those that stopped the fast breeder project years ago.Published 3 months ago by emmet zaworski
From the history at Argonne National Labs, Mr Till's experience of the technology, politics and common sense approach about one way to totally OVERCOME fossil fueled depletion into... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Robert Bernal
When I purchased this book, I did not realize it covered at length the early history of nuclear power, including the people, the labs and universities, the trials and errors, and... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Henry W. Slangal
This book provides an excellent summary of the major issues with fast neutron reactors. Of particular importance is the design of the fuel pins for these reactors.Published 15 months ago by Charles Rhodes
I needed to learn more about how it worked, and whether I could be satisfied as to its safety. It seems safe enough to me, and would guarantee our fuel supply for tens of thousands... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Fred W. Hallberg