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Submission + - Bill Gates to help China build traveling wave nucl (yahoo.com)

BabaChazz writes: Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates says he is in discussions with China to jointly develop a new kind of nuclear reactor. During a talk at China's Ministry of Science & Technology Wednesday, the billionaire said: "The idea is to be very low cost, very safe and generate very little waste." Gates backs Washington-based TerraPower, which is developing a nuclear reactor that can run on depleted uranium.

TerraPower is a spinoff from Nathan Myhrvold's Intellectual Ventures.

We've discussed traveling wave reactors earlier: http://hardware.slashdot.org/story/11/03/21/2312211/a-new-class-of-nuclear-reactors
http://hardware.slashdot.org/story/10/03/23/1323204/bill-gates-may-build-small-nuclear-reactor

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