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

IRSN video about the research carried out in France at CEA Cadarache on the melting of a nuclear reactor core on the Phebus experimental reactor.

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

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