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  Posted on: Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Containing a Nuclear Accident with Ground-up Minerals
Homeland Security News Wire
Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories are developing a promising new way to prevent the spread of radioactive contamination and contain the hot molten mass that develops within a nuclear reactor during a catastrophic accident. A team of scientists discovered and patented a process for injecting sand-like minerals into the core of a nuclear reactor during an accident to contain and slow down the progression of a meltdown.

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