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2015-01-03 13:51:17

Researchers from Stony Brook University in New York have discovered a unique way to test whether or not the most commonly used fuel in nuclear reactors is safe: levitating it.

2014-10-02 12:24:08

LONDON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spent nuclear fuel (SNF) or used nuclear fuel is fuel that has been irradiated in a nuclear power reactor at a nuclear power plant.

2014-08-28 23:13:54

Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has been selected by OKG AB in Sweden to provide replacement nuclear fuel deliveries for all of their three reactors, Oskarshamn Units 1,

Nuclear Waste Storage Inside Shale Formation
2014-03-18 04:59:49

The same type of clay-rich sedimentary rocks that are responsible for the current natural gas boom in the US could also be used to dispose of radioactive waste originating from nuclear power plants, according to new research presented during a scientific conference on Monday.

CASL, Westinghouse Simulate Neutronics In AP1000 Reactor Core
2014-02-19 10:58:13

Scientists and engineers developing more accurate approaches to analyzing nuclear power reactors have successfully tested a new suite of computer codes that closely model “neutronics” — the behavior of neutrons in a reactor core.

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.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.