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2012-07-13 23:02:19

The only MENA focused nuclear construction conference has had to expand its venue for 2012 after the exhibition has sold out in just 6 weeks since the conference was announced in June. (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 Nuclear Energy Insider´s 3rd Annual MENA Nuclear Construction Conference (25-26 September, Dubai) is bringing together over 300 senior decision makers from leading energy stakeholders including KA CARE, KEPCO, Jordan Atomic Energy Commission, Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and...

2012-06-26 23:01:04

Two Individuals are Honored for their Public Information Efforts LaGrange Park, IL (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 American Nuclear Society (ANS) President Eric Loewen, PhD, presented ANS members Meredith J. Angwin and Howard C. Shaffer, III with Presidential Citations in recognition of their successful public information efforts in Vermont and elsewhere. Angwin and Shaffer received their award during the ANS President´s Special Session at the ANS Annual Conference: “Nuclear Science and...


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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
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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