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2013-11-19 16:32:26

A team of researchers from the RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science in Japan has demonstrated that the magic numbers 20 and 28 disappear from all neutron-rich magnesium isotopes, thereby establishing a new, larger area of nuclear deformation in the nuclear chart. The Japanese study, published today in the prestigious journal Physical Review Letters, was made possible by the intense beam at the Radioactive Beam Factory (RIBF) at RIKEN, which produces the most intense...

2013-11-18 23:29:19

Bawell seeks to raise awareness of the dangers of radiation that is now influencing the food and water many people consume. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Bawell, a company that has spent more than 10 years manufacturing and selling high-quality alkaline water ionizers, is pleased to announce its Pre-Black Friday sale. “We hope that by providing affordable water ionizers we will encourage more people to drink healthy water free of all toxins," states one Bawell...

2013-11-18 23:22:09

Take Your Compliance to the Next Level and Stay Competitive in an Increasingly International Nuclear Industry Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Infocast, the industry-leading conference and event producer, is organizing the Nuclear Export Controls Summit on January 14 - 16, 2014 at the Renaissance Dupont Circle Hotel in Washington, D.C. Regulators and experienced nuclear industry experts will gather to take part in the three-day, information-packed event. Even as a surge in...

Rapid Plasma Rotation May Be Key To Softening The Blow Of Powerful Plasma Disruptions
2013-11-13 11:25:56

American Physical Society In the quest for fusion energy on earth, researchers use magnetic fields to insulate hot plasma from the walls of the chamber to maintain the reaction and prevent damage to interior surfaces. In the tokamak, a leading contender to achieve a sustained fusion burn, electrical currents flowing in the plasma inside the doughnut-shaped vacuum chamber can become unstable if the plasma current or pressure gets too high or the control system breaks, leading to a sudden...

2013-11-09 23:03:00

“The public must be informed of the severity of the radiation contamination of our planet from the Fukushima Nuclear power plant leak,” the Bawell water ionizers representative explains. (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 Bawell, one of the leading manufacturers of alkaline water ionizers, has launched its Veterans’ Day sale. This sale provides many of Bawell’s high quality alkaline water ionizers at a reduced price in order to encourage people to invest in clean and healthy water for...

2013-11-07 12:24:12

Tribe urges viewers to consider the risks of generating more nuclear power without first identifying a solution for long-term radioactive waste storage WELCH, Minn., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prairie Island Indian Community's Tribal Council today issued the following statement in response to CNN's plans to air "Pandora's Promise," a documentary film that heavily favors an increased reliance on nuclear power and explores attitudes about potential environmental benefits. "The...

2013-11-06 11:15:37

The researchers, from the University of Sheffield's Faculty of Engineering, have shown that mixing plutonium-contaminated waste with blast furnace slag and turning it into glass reduces its volume by 85-95 per cent. It also effectively locks in the radioactive plutonium, creating a stable end product. The approach could also be applicable to treating large volume mixed wastes generated during the eventual clean-up of the damaged Fukushima plant. "The overall volume of plutonium...

2013-11-05 11:59:29

2013 No.11 issue of SCIENCE CHINA Chemistry published a special topic on extraction of uranium from Seawater recently. Owing to the fast economic growing and the concern over greenhouse gases and air pollution, the development of nuclear energy is one important option to meet the expanded energy consumption in our future. To achieve that goal, continuing and reliable supplies of uranium are critical to future nuclear power projects. As is well known, global terrestrial reserves of uranium...

2013-11-01 08:25:16

DUBLIN, November 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lfn5zr/asiapacific) has announced the addition of the "Asia-Pacific Nuclear Medicine/Radiopharmaceuticals & Stable Isotopes Market [SPECT/PET Radioisotopes (Technetium, F-18)], [Beta/Alpha Radiation Therapy (I131, Y-90)], [Applications (Cancer/Oncology, Cardiac)] & (Deuterium, C-13) - Forecast to 2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lfn5zr/asiapacific...

2013-10-30 10:25:58

Exploratory research on revolutionary new types of nuclear fuel pellets that would be safer in the event of a nuclear disaster has yielded promising results, according to a team of scientists from the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The scientists, who will present their work at the AVS 60th International Symposium and Exhibition in Long Beach, Calif. next week, investigated new materials that could be used to encase uranium-bearing fuel as an alternative to...


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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