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2005-07-12 00:20:00

A century after Ernest Rutherford embarked on his research at The University of Manchester leading to the eventual splitting of the atom, the University is set to take another pioneering step towards the advancement of nuclear technology, teaching and research. On July 18th the University will launch The Dalton Nuclear Institute with the aim of it becoming one of the world's elite centres for nuclear teaching and research. The Institute will be the largest of its kind in the UK with plans...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.