Our ability to mine great amounts of energy from uranium nuclei has led some to bill nuclear power as a plentiful, utopian source of electricity.
But rather than dominate the global electricity market, nuclear power has declined from a high of 18% in 1996 to 11% today.
What happened to the great promise of this technology?
M.V. Ramana and Sajan Saini detail the challenges of nuclear power, animation by Wooden Plane Productions.