Latest Nuclear fuel Stories

2011-08-16 05:05:00

A small spike in radioactive sulfur from Japan’s crippled nuclear plant was detected in southern California between March 22 and April 1.

2011-07-27 12:00:00

PITTSBURGH, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today announced the appointment of Bob Hook as controller for Westinghouse's Nuclear Fuel organization, effective September 1, 2011. In this role, Mr.

2011-07-01 13:10:07

After Fukushima, it is now imperative to redefine what makes a successful nuclear power program - from cradle to grave.

2011-06-20 12:00:00

PITTSBURGH, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it will begin shipping nuclear fuel to the Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) Watts Bar site for use in the Unit 2 reactor. TVA recently received a license from the U.S.

2011-06-15 15:17:00

SPRING CITY, Tenn., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority has received a license from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to bring fuel to the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant for use in the Unit 2 reactor now under construction. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The license allows TVA to receive, inspect and store new nuclear fuel at the site for Unit 2, which is scheduled to come online next year. "Receiving the license that permits delivery...

2011-05-24 18:43:48

A novel way to immobilise radioactive forms of iodine using a microwave, has been discovered by an expert at the University of Sheffield.

2011-05-20 00:00:31

Appro Supercomputers will Support DOE’s Missions in Nuclear and Energy Research Milpitas, CA (PRWEB) May 18, 2011 Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider of supercomputing solutions, today announced the final installation of a new 12,512-processor core Appro Xtreme-X™ supercomputer at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL).

2011-05-13 14:51:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tennessee Valley Authority employees at Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant have been honored by the Nuclear Energy Institute for co-developing a monitoring system to improve nuclear fuel rod performance. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The TVA team won the institute's B.

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  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.