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Nuclear Engineering Firm Chosen as Designer and General Contractor for Florida Medical Isotope Production Facility CORAL GABLES, Fla., Nov.
LONDON, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report estimates the nuclear power and equipment market in terms of value.
DALLAS, November 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nuclear Decommissioning Market in Europe 2014-2018 is an industry research report that profiles key players like Areva S.A., Babcock
Former ANSTO Radiopharmaceutical Executive Joins Impressive Roster of Directors CORAL GABLES, Fla., Nov.
Berkeley Nucleonics Corporation (BNC) has released PeakAbout V3.5 for the SAM III family of Radiation Isotope Identifiers (RIID).
LONDON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Nuclear PowerNuclear power plants convert heat produced by nuclear fission reaction into electricity and use uranium as a fuel.
Extremely detailed images produced using radio telescopes spread throughout Europe and the US have allowed researchers to pinpoint the exact locations in a stellar explosion where gamma rays are emitted.
A class of molecules 100 – 1,000 times more energetic than typical has been discovered by Dr. Young K. Bae, a physicist at Y.K.
MONONA, Wis., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Nuclear Labs (PNL) announced today that it has been awarded a one-year, $3 million contract by the U.S.
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...
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...
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...
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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