MSU Researcher Looks To Nuclear Materials For Solutions

Aug 22, 2019

As the effects of climate change come into focus, researchers try to find alternatives to fossil fuels.
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Nuclear power has been struggling for years with a perception that it is inherently unsafe.  At the same time, other considerations, like climate change, have made the search for safer fuels and reactors an important area of research.  One of MSU’s researchers, Bob Mayanovic, happens to be studying these processes in collaboration with a team of MSU students and staff from Los Alamos National Lab.  He talks to STEM Spots about the larger problem and his work to better understand the underlying mechanisms in these materials.