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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...

Seafood Being Sold Again In Japan
2012-06-26 14:08:22

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com The first seafood caught off the Japanese coast of Fukushima since last year´s nuclear meltdown went on sale Monday – a sign the million-dollar fishing economy is on the mend. The first day´s offerings were limited to the only commercial sea creatures that have consistently tested negative for radioactive cesium: octopus and whelk, a type of marine snail. Japanese fishmongers are hoping sea bass and flounder soon follow, but are aware that...

2012-06-19 23:02:29

Award recognizes outstanding application of engineering knowledge in nuclear power research and development LaGrange Park, IL (PRWEB) June 19, 2012 American Nuclear Society (ANS) member W. David Pointer, PhD, has been named the recipient of the Landis ANS Young Member Engineering Achievement , ANS President Eric Loewen, PhD, announced today. Loewen will present the award to Pointer during the opening session of the ANS Annual Conference: “Nuclear Science and Technology: Managing the...


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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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