Forbidden Knowledge TV
May 23, 2015
The administrator of Oak Ridge National Laboratory during the Manhattan Project, Alvin Weinberg, evangelized the use of reactors running on molten salts like liquid thorium.
According to Wired magazine, Admiral Hyman Rickover, the “father of the nuclear Navy’ who favored uranium fuel for its use in making warheads, helped force out Weinberg and the scientist’s dream of clean, safe nuclear energy.
Kirk Sorenson explains the workings of liquid fluoride thorium reactors, or LFTRs, which are finally picking up steam following decades of alleged arms-industry suppression.