The U.S. Department of Energy is trying to find better ways to dispose of nuclear waste, and they’re enlisting Ohio State University to help. The D.O.E. this week said it will give OSU $10 million to create one of four new sites to research ways to improve storage and disposal. Some methods include changing the waste itself.
For more on the research effort, WOSU's Steve Brown spoke with Gerald Frankel, a professor of material sciences at OSU. He’s leading the project involving several colleges and laboratories around the country.
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