8 Grams of Thorium Power Future Cadillac for 300,000 Miles
In 2009 Cadillac released an prototype vehicle that would be powered by a nuclear Thorium Laser. Would a nuclear powered car be allowed to roam Americas streets? Read more at: Blog report on the Thorium powered Cat!
How do Thorium Lasers work?
The Thorium motor shown above uses a (nuclear) Thorium laser to heat water to steam to make the motion to generate the energy to produce the electricity. It could eliminate fossil fuels for futuristic power sources. The problem comes again with what do we do with the 8 oz. of spent fuel at the end of 300,000 miles of travel. Read even more: More to know!