Designing Markers for Nuclear Waste: Will Generations After 10,000 Years Know What We Have Left for Them?

Nuclear waste can be harmful for tens of thousands or even hundreds of thousands of years. How can people today even imagine what society will be like over those types of time periods? And more importantly, how can we make sure that future generations don’t forget nuclear waste’s dangers, and start digging around in the waste sites we are setting aside today.

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