Apr 11, 2022

Squeezing Heavy Elements Between Diamonds Might Help Recycle Nuclear Waste

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2020 One of the heaviest known elements can be modified more than scientists thought — possibly opening the door to new ways of recycling nuclear fuel and enhanced long-term storage of radioactive elements — according to a recent study published in the journal Nature.

Squeezing heavy elements between diamonds might open doors for recycling nuclear waste.

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