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Is It Possible to Prevent Nuclear Disaster Using Ceramics?

In the past fifty years, engineers have applied the same approach to build the rods used to holding nuclear fuel. Such rods are made of metal alloys based on zirconium. They¬†could keep structural integrity even at high temperatures and make uranium neutrons possible to escape so as to initiate¬†nuclear reactions. […]

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