Faculty Podcast: Huber Contributes to Thorium/Uranium Debate

By schwartzsa | May 24, 2011

The nuclear power plant tragedy in Fukushima, Japan has many scientists discussing the possibility that thorium could be a safer element to harness than uranium. Dr. Stephen Huber, Associate Professor of Physics and Engineering joined Temitope Taiwo, Department Manager in Nuclear Systems Analysis at Argonne National Laboratory, and Edward McAssey, Emeritus Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Villanova University, in a discussion comparing the two on Viewpointsonline.net. Listen to the podcast.