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2011-06-27 14:34:35

Nuclear power is a major component of our nation's long-term clean-energy future, but the technology has come under increased scrutiny in the wake of Japan's recent Fukushima disaster.

2011-03-01 11:38:00

MONROE, Mich., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Monroe County Community College, in partnership with DTE Energy, will launch its own nuclear engineering technology program in the fall, MCCC President Dr. David E.

2010-07-19 10:44:00

ATLANTA, July 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southern Company Chairman, President and CEO David M. Ratcliffe today announced the election of Dr. Dale E. Klein, 62, to the Southern Company board of directors. A former chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Dr.

2010-06-15 12:56:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brian Wirth, an authority in the ways materials behave in extreme environments, has been named the ninth University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor's Chair. Wirth is currently an associate professor at the University of California, Berkeley, which he joined in 2002 following several years as a materials scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

2010-05-03 06:59:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lawrence J. (Larry) Weber has been named senior vice president and chief nuclear officer of American Electric Power's (NYSE: AEP) Cook Nuclear Plant in Bridgman, Mich., effective May 8.

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2009-08-18 16:40:00

Researchers are adapting the same methods used in fusion-energy research to create extremely thin plasma beams for a new class of "nanolithography" required to make future computer chips.

2009-06-16 15:05:16

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced nearly $9 million in awards to support the next generation of American nuclear energy development. Chu said the Department of Energy will provide $2.9 million in scholarships and fellowships to 86 U.S.

2009-04-08 17:33:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Newman Wachs Racing, The Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), and Entergy Nuclear have teamed up once again for the 2009 Cooper Tires Presents the Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda. NWR and NEI joined in 2008 with Entergy Nuclear in the "Nuclear.

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2008-10-14 13:20:00

Rusi P. Taleyarkhan, a Purdue University scientist is suing two other faculty members for alleged defamation.


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