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2011-09-09 12:59:23

Better physics teaching with a particular emphasis on radioactivity and radiation science could improve public awareness through education of the environmental benefits and relative safety of nuclear power generation, according to leading Brazilian scientist Heldio Villar. He suggests that it might then be possible to have a less emotional debate about the future of the industry that will ultimately reduce our reliance on fossil fuels. To environmental activists, nuclear power and...

Fission Power System Would Bring Nuclear Power To Space Bases
2011-08-29 03:53:53

  Nuclear power plants that would be used to produce electricity for either manned or unmanned bases on the Moon, Mars, or other planets would look radically different than similar facilities currently utilized here on Earth, a project director said in a presentation on Saturday. Speaking at the 242nd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), James E. Werner told those on hand that, unlike the massive nuclear power facilities that require cooling...

2011-08-19 00:02:06

Two firms in the nuclear industry, Engineering Planning and Management (EPM) and Nuclear Safety Associates (NSA) are combining their expertise in nuclear safety analysis, risk assessment and regulatory compliance to offer services and solutions for nuclear plant operators addressing severe accident risks, regulatory responses, and mitigation of offsite consequences. Framingham, MA & Johnson City, TN (PRWEB) August 18, 2011 Two veteran firms in the nuclear industry, Engineering Planning...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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