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New Insights Into A Fusion Plasma's Transport Barrier Promise To Boost Future Reactor Performance
2013-11-13 15:52:11

American Physical Society In a collaborative effort, researchers in the United States and the United Kingdom have developed a new technique that will help them optimize the transport barrier, or pedestal, in fusion plasmas, which will be key to increasing future fusion power performance. This work has been recognized with the 2013 APS John Dawson Award for Excellence in Plasma Physics Research. The core of fusion plasmas must reach temperatures over 100 million degrees to enable ample...

2013-11-12 23:24:20

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Nuclear Power Deployment - New-build Market, Policy Analysis, International Cooperation, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2025. London (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Global Nuclear Power Deployment - New-build Market, Policy Analysis, International Cooperation, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2025 Summary The growing demand for electricity across the globe and the necessity of developing and...

2013-11-09 00:20:16

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Luminant will end work on their license for two new nuclear reactors at Comanche Peak according to a Reuters report, 11/08/13. Luminant's actions show once again that the so-called nuclear renaissance is fizzling out. New nuclear reactors would not produce energy too cheap to meter, but energy that is too costly to sell," said Karen Hadden, executive director of the Sustainable Energy & Economic Development (SEED) Coalition...

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...

2013-11-05 23:01:48

The following is a statement attributable to Westinghouse Electric Company Nuclear Power Plants Senior Vice President Jeff Benjamin regarding the recent concrete pour at Unit 3 of the V.C. Summer Nuclear Generating Station in Jenkinsville, S. Carolina, U.S. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 The following statement is attributable to Westinghouse Electric Company Nuclear Power Plants Senior Vice President Jeff Benjamin: “This weekend, we reached another significant milestone in...

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...

Nuclear Power Endorsed By Scientists To Reduce Greenhouse Emissions
2013-11-04 03:43:17

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Wind and solar energy alone will not be enough to prevent severe global warming – in order to adequately reduce fossil fuel emissions, clean nuclear power plants will be required, some of the planet’s top climate scientists wrote in an open letter sent to leading environmental organizations on Sunday. According to the Associated Press (AP), the letter claims that global temperatures and carbon dioxide emissions are rising...

2013-11-01 23:21:30

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Nuclear Power in India, Russia And Germany Growth And Market Outlook to 2025, 2013 Update - Capacity, Generation, Deployment Trends, Investments, Power Plants, Regulations, and Company Profiles” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/nuclear-power-in-india-market-outlook-to-2025-2013-update-capacity-generation-deployment-trends-investments-power-plants-regulations-and-company-profiles....

2013-11-01 08:23:51

HOUSTON, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, POWER magazine selects the most noteworthy nuclear power plants worldwide to be designated Top Plants. Winning plants are profiled in the November issue, and awards are presented at the ELECTRIC POWER Conference & Exhibition being held in New Orleans, April 1-3, 2014. This year's award-winning nuclear Top Plants are: -- Bruce Nuclear Generating Station, Kincardine, Ontario, Canada. With refurbishment of Units 1 and 2, Bruce...

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...


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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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