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JUNO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today declared a regular quarterly common stock dividend of 77 cents per share.

2015-02-12 16:22:52

February 16, 2010 Roll-out of Federal Loan Guarantees by White House Was Touted As "Major Step Toward Restarting the Domestic Nuclear Industry," But Billions in Red Ink and Years of Delays Plague All

2015-02-04 23:04:50

A unique panel discussion and workshop on integrating small modular reactors (SMRs) into nuclear co-generation and hybrid energy systems has been confirmed for the 5th Annual Small Modular Reactor

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2005-05-25 11:04:31

Uranium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol U and atomic number 92. A heavy, silvery-white, toxic, metallic, and naturally-radioactive element, uranium belongs to the actinide series and its isotope 235U is used as the fuel for nuclear reactors and nuclear weapons. Uranium is commonly found in very small amounts in rocks, soil, water, plants, and animals (including humans). Notable characteristics When refined, uranium is a silvery white, weakly radioactive...

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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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