experimental nuclear reactor Phoebus: fusion tests of the heart by CEA-IRSN

IRSN video about the research done in France at CEA Cadarache on the fusion of the core of a nuclear reactor on the Phébus experimental reactor.

Fusion of the core of a nuclear reactor occurs when it is no longer properly cooled. The nuclear fuel that composes it melts and turns into a highly radioactive incandescent mixture: the corium

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