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Thread #59418 Message #3609215
Posted By: beardedbruce
12-Mar-14 - 05:31 PM
Thread Name: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
I kind of doubt it would make a fission weapon, using commercially available fuel rods. The reactor I worked on had 4 ft rods, and was about 20KW output. Best that I would expect is to reprocess the spent fuel for use in a SNAP system, and utilize the waste heat as well.
Of course, if you build a thorium breeder reactor….