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2013-03-29 23:03:32

Students of nuclear science and technology will be learning from experts, presenting their own research, and capturing on video what it means to be a nuclear scientist or nuclear engineer. La Grange Park, IL (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 The first-ever “I´m a Nuke” video will star nuclear science and technology students who are participating in the American Nuclear Society 2013 Student Conference hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Student Section of the...

2013-03-18 23:01:22

Obsidian Analysis, Inc. (http://www.obsidiandc.com) announced today that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has selected the company to perform a comprehensive risk-informed and performance-based assessment of radiological emergency response programs. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 18, 2013 Obsidian Analysis, Inc. announced today that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has selected the company to perform a comprehensive risk-informed and performance-based assessment of radiological...


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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