Taylor Wilson was restless in school so he built his first nuclear reactor at age 14. But Taylor didn't stop there. He wanted to do something novel, and so Taylor, now a Thiel Fellow, decided to tackle the problem of nuclear fusion technology, which he says is stuck in the 1950s.

In the video below, courtesy of NBC News, you will see Taylor's design for mini-reactors that he claims will be safe from the threat of meltdowns. 

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