Journal Article - Nature Energy

A Tortoise Approach for US Nuclear Research and Development

| July 30, 2018


This article appeared in the Comment section of Nature Energy.

In Aesop's fable, a swift hare races with a deliberate tortoise. In the end, the tortoise wins by taking a slow and steady approach. The authors argue that, given the economic constraints on US deployment of nuclear power, a "tortoise strategy" is more prudent for US government nuclear R&D efforts.

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For Academic Citation:

Ford, Michael J. and Daniel Schrag. "A Tortoise Approach for US Nuclear Research and Development." Nature Energy, July 30, 2018.

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