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MIT and DOE Work on Lower Cost Nuclear Reactors Using AI

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Brian Wang is a business-oriented futurist, speaker and author of emerging and disruptive technologies. He is the sole author and writer of nextbigfuture.com, a science-focused news site that...

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The US Department of Energy is working on advanced nuclear reactors that have lower manufacturing and operating costs. The Generating Electricity Managed by Intelligent Nuclear Assets (GEMINA) program as $27 million in funding. GEMINA is accelerating research, discovery, and development of new digital technologies that would produce effective and sustainable reductions in O&M costs. MIT-led teams will collaborate with leading industry partners with practical O&M experience and automation to support the development of digital twins. Digital twins are virtual replicas of physical systems that are programmed to have the same properties, specifications, and behavioral characteristics as actual systems. The goal
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