SELLOUT is a 2017 book by Victoria Bruce about Jim Kennedy's (and John Kutsch's!) quest to advance Thorium Molten-Salt Reactor development in the United States. I tore through it non-stop and can confirm it is both extremely engaging and informative.

SELLOUT demonstrates the importance of narrative. The same collection of facts we keeners absorb via lecture presentations become accessible to absolutely everyone.

Why did Dr. Alvin Weinberg create the Molten Salt Reactor? Why did Dr. Masato Sagawa and Dr. John Croat create Rare Earth Magnets? Why has Jim Kennedy dedicated his life to creating a Thorium and Rare Earth processing facility in the United States? The "why" has never been communicated effectively thought such engaging personalities until now. Please give SELLOUT a read or listen.
 
Thorium Debunked was the very first video created using remix tools. It was remixed using only YouTube Editor and the first set of remix assets. That was a tool to be used by myself, and everyone wanting to construct educational videos! Then YouTube shut down their Editor. Thanks, YouTube!
 
 
Textbook on Molten Salt Reactors and Thorium Energy, edited by Dr. Thomas James Dolan.

A collaboration of 58 authors from 23 countries, written in cooperation with the International Thorium Molten Salt Forum. It can serve as a reference for engineers and scientists, and it can be used as a textbook for graduate students and advanced undergrads.

At 840 pages, this is the only complete review of the technology currently available, making it an essential text for anyone reviewing the use of MSRs and thorium fuel, including students, nuclear researchers, industrial engineers, and policy makers. Reactors designs are covered first by broad categories (such as fuel-state and spectrum) and then specific reactor designs such as IMSR, TMSR, SSFR, etc.
 
 
TEAC8 wrapped up. Many excellent volunteers helped capture lectures, interviews and discussions. I'll keep you posted as I process video.
 
THORIUM 2017 is the 4th iteration of this message, and it exists because viewers of previous iterations paid-it-forward. Supporters help financially, and provide critical feedback on pre-release edits.


I'm not-at-all constrained by lack of breaking-news. I am constrained by editing time and travel budget. Richard Engle (one of the MSRE researchers) died this year and the only interview I had been able to conduct was back in 2012! Your support isn't just appreciated, it is why these videos can exist at all.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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