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2014-08-28 23:13:54

Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has been selected by OKG AB in Sweden to provide replacement nuclear fuel deliveries for all of their three reactors, Oskarshamn Units 1, 2 and 3. VÄSTERÅS, Sweden (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has been selected by OKG AB in Sweden to provide replacement nuclear fuel deliveries for all of their three reactors, Oskarshamn Units 1, 2 and 3. The contract includes yearly deliveries...

2014-08-26 16:27:13

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Containment System Industry, 2009-2019" to its store. DALLAS, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Containment System Industry, 2009-2019 is a professional and in-depth market survey on Global and Chinese Containment System industry. The report firstly reviews the basic information of Containment System including its classification, application and manufacturing...

2014-08-25 23:02:41

Researchers from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory simulated the birth of the universe using Livermore's 5-petaflop Vulcan high performance computer. The research appears in the Aug. 18 edition of Physical Review Letters. Livermore, California (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Using a calculation originally proposed seven years ago to be performed on a petaflop computer, Lawrence Livermore researchers computed conditions that simulate the birth of the universe. When the universe was...

2014-08-19 23:04:09

Dade Moeller Senior Health Physicist William E. Kennedy, Jr. will present a technical paper titled "NORM/TENORM in Oil and Gas Production Waste: What Does It Mean and What Do We Do?" at the 2014 Wyoming Solid Waste and Recycling Association Annual Conference to be held August 25-28 in Casper, Wyo. Richland, Wash. (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Dade Moeller Senior Health Physicist William “Bill” E. Kennedy, Jr. will present a technical paper titled “NORM/TENORM in Oil and Gas...

2014-08-18 08:24:00

DUBLIN, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Nuclear Power Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Nuclear power plants convert heat produced by nuclear fission reaction into electricity and use uranium as a fuel. Heat generated inside the nuclear reactor from the nuclear fission is used to convert water into steam, which drives the turbo generator. The analysts forecast the...

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2014-08-17 02:00:10

American Genetic Association, Journal of Heredity Biological effects of Fukushima radiation on plants, insects, and animals Following the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant meltdown, biological samples were obtained only after extensive delays, limiting the information that could be gained about the impacts of that historic disaster. Determined not to repeat the shortcomings of the Chernobyl studies, scientists began gathering biological information only a few months after the...

2014-07-31 12:24:07

DUBLIN, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Nuclear Power Plant and Equipment Market by Reactor Type, by Equipment Type & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This research report provides details about the growth trends and business opportunities in the global nuclear power and equipment market in from 2014 to 2019. Nuclear reactors and their...

2014-07-28 10:01:24

The National Academies A new congressionally mandated report from the National Academy of Sciences concludes that the overarching lesson learned from the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident is that nuclear plant licensees and their regulators must actively seek out and act on new information about hazards with the potential to affect the safety of nuclear plants.  The committee that wrote the report examined the causes of the Japan accident and identified findings and recommendations...

2014-07-23 23:16:43

Transparency Market Research has added a new report titled "Nuclear Energy Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Analysis, Growth and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/nuclear-energy-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Nuclear reactors are used to produce electricity across the world. The heat produced by controlled fission chain reaction in nuclear reactors is used to create...

2014-07-21 12:22:53

Groups Also Seek Inspector General Investigation of Magwood's Violations of Ethics Laws, Conflicts of Interest Related to Seeking and Landing Job Promoting Nuclear Energy; 2 New Letters Follow June 18th Call for Embattled Magwood to Step Down Voluntarily WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly three dozen leading national and local groups - including Friends of the Earth, Physicians for Social Responsibility, the Sierra Club Nuclear Free Campaign, and the Southern...


Latest Nuclear physics Reference Libraries

Nuclear Fallout
2013-04-01 10:26:30

Nuclear fallout, or just simply fallout, known also as Black Rain, is the residual radioactive material that is propelled into the upper atmosphere after a nuclear black or a nuclear reaction that is conducted in an unshielded facility. It is so called because it "fall out" of the sky after the explosion and the shock wave have passed. It most commonly refers to the radioactive dust and ash that is created when a nuclear weapon explodes, but such dust can also come from a damaged nuclear...

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2009-07-17 12:29:12

Fermium is a synthetic, radioactive metallic element. It has the symbol Fm and atomic number 100. It is an element in the actinide series. It is named after nuclear physicist Enrico Fermi. Fermium became the eighth transuranic (having an atomic number greater than 92) element discovered. It was first discovered in 1952 by a team of scientists led by Albert Ghiorso. They found fermium-255 in debris of the first hydrogen bomb explosion from Operation Ivy. Fermium-255 was created when...

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2009-07-09 17:39:38

Americium is a synthetic radioactive metallic element. The symbol for Americium is Am and the atomic number is 95. Americium is an actinide that was first isolated by Glenn T. Seaborg in 1944 while attacking plutonium with neutrons. It became the fourth transuranic (having an atomic number greater than 92) element to be discovered. It was named for the Americas. It is widely used in commercial smoke-detectors and different types of industrial gauges. Americium in its pure state has a...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Solar Radiation -- Solar radiation is radiant energy emitted by the sun due to nuclear fusion reactions. Fusion is the process whereby stars produce huge quantities of energy from the fusion of hydrogen or helium, in one of the most efficient processes of energy generation. The radiation referred to is usually electromagnetic energy, particularly infrared radiation, visible light, and ultraviolet. Some stars are known to emit radiation of other wavelengths. Solar neutrinos are a...

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