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2013-10-23 23:28:45

Bawell Water Ionizers continues their efforts to raise public awareness of the ever growing dangerous situation at Japan’s Fukushima Reactor #4. "TEPCO’s proposed attempt to bring down the fuel pool puts the entire planet at risk," Bawell explains. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Today’s Bawell Halloween Water Ionizer Sale announcement comes at the perfect time, right on the heels of the Japanese government’s Fukushima reactor repair. "The latest...

2013-10-23 23:19:01

Radiation Detection, Monitoring and Safety Market report categorizes the global market into the segments and sub-segments. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/radiation-protection-market-987.html (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 The "Radiation Detection, Monitoring and Safety Market for Nuclear Power Plants, Homeland Security and Defense, Manufacturing Industry (Geiger Counter, Scintillator, Dosimeter, Area Process, Survey Meter, Portal Monitors) – Trends and Global Forecasts...

2013-10-17 08:26:26

AMSTERDAM, October 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nobel tribute website provides free access to research published by 2013 Nobel Laureates Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com/_nocache ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that in honor of the 2013 Nobel Laureates it has launched its Nobel Prize tribute website...

2013-10-16 23:32:51

In light of recent news, All Hands Fire Equipment is announcing the sale of personal radiation detectors. (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 All Hands Fire Equipment, a leading New Jersey fire and safety equipment provider, now offers highly accurate pocket-sized radiation detectors. In light of many news reports on radiation due to the accident at the Fukushima nuclear plant, many people are concerned about radiation and are looking for assurance about safety where they work, live, and play as...

Nuclear Fusion Step Forward
2013-10-14 09:00:58

John P. Millis, PhD for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Much has been made of the energy crisis in recent years. Currently our dependence is predominantly on limited natural resources – coal, natural gas, oil, etc. Alternatives exist, of course, such as solar, wind, hydroelectric, and even nuclear. But each of these has significant drawbacks, whether that is cost, efficiency, or waste. The solution that everyone is looking to is nuclear fusion, where light atoms are compressed at...

2013-10-09 16:25:08

BURNABY, BC, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - General Fusion, the company developing fusion energy, has been invited to speak as a discussion leader at the world's leading energy conference to be held in Daegu, South Korea. General Fusion will be represented at the 22nd World Energy Congress by board member Jacques Besnainou. Besnainou is the former President & Chief Executive Officer of AREVA Inc. where he was responsible for managing and setting the direction for AREVA's nuclear...

2013-10-06 23:00:08

‘Radioactive Clouds of Death Over Utah,’ collects decades of research and testimonials regarding effects of nuclear testing. Washington, Utah (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Between 1950 and 1958, the Atomic Energy Commission detonated over 100 atomic bombs at its Nevada testing site. The toxic clouds flew over St. George, Utah, giving it the infamous nickname, Fallout City USA. The lasting effects of those clouds, however, are still being felt today. In his updated book, “Radioactive...

2013-10-03 23:19:20

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Spent Nuclear Fuel Dry Storage Casks - Global Market Size, Regional Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2020. London (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Spent Nuclear Fuel Dry Storage Casks - Global Market Size, Regional Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2020 Summary This report focuses on the use of dry casks for the storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF), and provides in-depth analysis of...

2013-10-02 12:22:48

Cutting Corners for Uncompetitive U.S. Nuclear Industry? Nuclear Regulatory Commission Draft Staff Report Urges Action Directly Contradictory to 2003 Paper by Chair Macfarlane; Reactor Fire Danger Far Greater Than Meltdown, Could Displace 4 Million Americans. WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A pending Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff recommendation that the beleaguered U.S. nuclear power industry should be allowed to continue packing already high-density fuel...

2013-09-30 23:41:19

The new "HAWK" from NATS Incorporated is the answer to an affordable, light weight high resolution germanium detector (HPGe) based portable spectrometer offering the best price to performance ratio in this class of products. The HAWK addresses the limitations of weight, failure prone complex parts, and high cost of existing products dominating the market. Middletown, Connecticut (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 The new germanium detector (HPGe) technology based portable gamma...


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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