OnePlanet: Thorium April 8, 2011

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In the wake of the nuclear crisis in Japan, there are many questions about the future of nuclear power. But is there a safer way to create atomic energy? We speak to a Nobel Prize-winning physicist about how thorium could fuel the reactors of the future. Plus, a collapsing mountain in Bolivia, and the view from the tallest building in Sydney.



In the wake of the nuclear crisis in Japan, there are many questions about the future of nuclear power. But is there a safer way to create atomic energy? We speak to a Nobel Prize-winning physicist about how thorium could fuel the reactors of the future. Plus, a collapsing mountain in Bolivia, and the view from the tallest building in Sydney.