Eastern Libyan forces said on Thursday that 10 drums of uranium declared missing by the UN nuclear watchdog had been found near the warehouse they were taken from in southern Libya. Here is everything you need to know about uranium and its usage as a nuclear fuel. What is uranium used for? The radioactive metal is the most widely used fuel for nuclear energy due to its abundance and the relative ease of splitting its atoms. It is also used in treating cancer, for naval propulsion, and in nuclear weapons.
Source: Libya Today March 17, 2023 03:59 UTC