Wait up! Radioactive nuclear waste might be safer than you think

Let's set the record straight.
Derya Ozdemir

In today's world, there's a lot of talk about nuclear energy. With so much information going around, it can be impossible to discern what's true and what's not. However, regardless of whether you are for or against nuclear power, the radioactive waste is already here, and in fact, we've been dealing with it for years.

In this video, YouTuber Kyle Hill, who is an award-winning science educator, explains how people have an incorrect understanding of nuclear waste. The concept of nuclear waste as "yellow barrels of bubbling glowing green go just ready to be toxic and transformative and spill into some nearby river and make giant insects" is completely wrong, he says. "The reality of the situation is one of entirely plausible and safe management, nearly indestructible storage, and solutions that we've known about for literally decades today," he explains. The video is basically Hill trying to set the record straight on the issue of nuclear waste. If you're curious to know more, you should watch the video embedded above, and as always, enjoy. 

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