Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Lubbock, Texas on April 3, 1975 · Page 24
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April 3, 1975

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Lubbock, Texas · Page 24

Lubbock, Texas
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Thursday, April 3, 1975
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16 :- C -: LUBS OCK AVALANCHE^ Hydrogen Bomb Ene LOS ALAMOS, N.M. fAP)-!lion, said Dr. R.G. Shrcffler llyt.rogcn lx-mbs exploded deep project director, his ) Nagasaki in 1945 Yet Sh "fflcr ' said' cleanly to eventually "meet, the world's energy needs," say government scientists. Dr. Harold Agnew. director of U).s Alamos .Scientific: Laboratory, birthplace of the atomic Mild hydrogen bombs, said the system would use a virtually inexhaustible fuel: deuterium, a. bydrc-sen isotope that can he extracted from water and the main ingredient in H-bombs. and S500 mil- , power plant producing as mud) >s 1,01)0 nift-awatts uf eluc- Iricity by detonating a 51) kilo- times a year. On avenge Ihe •United .Stales oum.'ully consumes about 'JTfj.OOO mOKawatls fn-in conventional nuclear power plants every hour. : K a c: h thermonuclear ex ' plosion, equal to 50,000 tons of TNT, would be 2'* limes as powerful as the atomic bombs that, devastated Hiroshima and I few miles away ilmow anything I The goosof a per o er radioactive byproducts "are "When being continuously removed," ff, a person a he said. wouldn't even Because the system would be completely enclosed, Shrcfflor of PACEU, said, "under normal operation , weapons re-j there is no exposure of anyone j search and the petroleum in-j to any radioactive material, jdustry, already is available,! "The kind of (explosive) dc- jShrofflcr said. Three years ati vit;c we're talking about has the lab's drawing boards would [very, very reduced radio•polish the concept and complete'activity. iis iifwiiim then field work could i "If we use it as a pure power then the thing would be for all his confidence, Shroffler said: "We're to very dean. But if it's used as a breeder then it can ycL a the dirty side. That Intriguing Word Game with a Chuckle Ediltd by CUY R. POllAN ffe Rearrange letters of the ^^four scrambled words below to form four sirrple words. ! 1 p . have a very hard time getting n " 1C ""'•>' Slcio - ^ut you support in an era when nuclear' ve so ">uch working fluid power is taking ils lumps from' 1 . \ il dil utes this stuff." practically every side." ; 'Let's imagine the worst pos- scends on some guy, he still wouldn't receive a lethal dose." Shrcffler said the most likely site far a PACER plant would) be an underground salt dome:j "a very massive salt formation! |that goes down to great depths; |sort of like a vertical column." i j The salt, he said, provides a leakfrec container, while "most other rocks have faults and cracks and that sort of thing." , Along the Gulf Coast, Shrcff- ler said: "There's literally hundreds of salt domes, both on land and offshore. WHAT'S A N E E R I T i L I X E E z T Y T I D l "i 2 i 6 ground cavity at the bottom connected by pipelines to a conventional power plant on the us to see how this could happen, out let's suppose »n the pipes that go down into this to go up like Old surface. The entire system i would be filled with about one million tons of steam. r Jt would form a cloud and Bombs dropped through pipcsl ovc ' a l jeriod of days that cioud into the cavity would heat! would settle down to ea »'t)i- It into the cavity would heat! steam to 900 degrees Fahren- would have some radioactive material in it, but th« amount S E C C A S H There's no question he's rich, but don't you think it's a bit osterrtatious to go to a drive-in movie in a —. u.i ^J Complete iKe chuckle quoted by filling in ihe missing word you develop from step No. 3 below. Q PRINT NUMBERED IETTERS IN ^ THESE SQUARES f\ UNSCRAMBLE ABOVE IETTERO ^^ TO GET ANSWER l 1 3 4 T. 01 oS o; s na.\ l.uop ;nq 'qji.i s,aq uoti^anb ou s ' SU3MSNV heit. The steam then would be v "'"* "' "•• uuu l I circulated to the surface, run w( ?, uid be . verv small. I through .a heat exchanger to! en in tne worst possible | power ihe generators, and re-1~l^:J^£!L t Jl < L w l lole t!li !lM _ e ~ j turned to the cavity in a conlin- nous cycle. "To get 10 limes as much power," Shrcffler said, "you'd keep the same yield (50 kilotons) and fire Ihem'lO times ; as often — that's really ramming them down there some' thing fierce.'' ; Agncw said the process could j almost pay for itself by doubling as a breeder to convert nat- unil uranium into enriched fuel for conventional nuclear power plants. ; Shrcffler said enriched uranium could be produced "sig- • nificantly cheaper, quicker and safer than (in) a breeder reac- Uor," by incorporating natural I uranium or thorium in the bomb's design. The reactor fuel could be taken from the system in a chem- ^ical plant at the same time oth- Kebekah Lodge Plans Talent Show Friday The Lubbock Rcbekah Lodge No. 321 will present their 23:d annual talent show beginning at 8 p.m. Friday in O. L. Slaton High School Auditorium. ! Rhonda Dowel), 1974 winner' iwill present the crown to this year's winner who will be se- 'iecled from 12 contestants. , Master of ceremonies will be I Sid Lowrey and judges will in- 1 elude Charlene Finkner, Peggy Bright and Grace Seim. 'Lite-A-Bike' Day Slated Saturday | Mayor Hoy Bass has declared • Saturday as "Lite-A-Bikc" Day! to stress bieyclind<; xjifcly to j'oungstcrs. ; licflcctor tape \\'ill be placed on bicycles from IU a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lubboek VTW Post 2-lli(i at I'.-lth Street and Avenue N. i The safety program is one ofj many yuuth nclivitic.s .sponsored i by the VFW post, headed by | commander Kltou t'.ri«<;s and: ••luxiliary president IIHV. Silber- naecl. The spoon is probably the old-i pst of the three basic eating implements. It exists in a wide variety of subjects. ; ijsaSHUGART COUPON™ TOY BOX " CAPROCK CENTER MOM. thru SAT. 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