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2014-01-08 12:22:20

Groups Seek Public Debate: 237 Signers in US From 46 States Plus D.C.; 74 International Signers Include Those in Japan Dealing With Fukushima Reactor Disaster. BOSTON and WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A total of 311 U.S. and international environmental and clean energy groups said today that, while they respect the climate change work of Dr. James Hansen and three of his academic colleagues, they take strong exception to the notion that nuclear power is the...

2013-11-27 23:03:50

Location-Based App Delivers Potentially Life-Saving Information To Citizens Within Emergency Planning Zones In The Event Of A Nuclear Disaster Nashua, NH (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 On November 21, state and local public safety agencies in Massachusetts conducted tests of the 112 Prompt Alert and Notification System sirens located within the 10-mile Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ) of Entergy’s Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station. The United States nuclear regulatory commission license reactors to...

2013-11-18 23:22:09

Take Your Compliance to the Next Level and Stay Competitive in an Increasingly International Nuclear Industry Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Infocast, the industry-leading conference and event producer, is organizing the Nuclear Export Controls Summit on January 14 - 16, 2014 at the Renaissance Dupont Circle Hotel in Washington, D.C. Regulators and experienced nuclear industry experts will gather to take part in the three-day, information-packed event. Even as a surge in...

2013-11-05 23:22:26

Westinghouse Electric Company today appointed Steve Hamilton as senior vice president, quality, environment, health and safety, to lead global Westinghouse efforts in continuous improvement, quality compliance and environment, health and safety activities. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company today appointed Steve Hamilton as senior vice president, quality, environment, health and safety, effective immediately. In this position, Mr. Hamilton will lead...

2013-10-31 23:20:27

Unique Inspection Mentor program provides access to our team of seasoned compliance experts that can quickly assess and identify areas to target for inspection preparation to help improve regulatory compliance performance. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Certrec, a leading licensing and regulatory compliance service provider that supports NRC and NERC compliance, is pleased to announce that its Office of Licensing and Compliance Team has been chosen to provide Inspection Mentoring...

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...

2013-09-24 23:37:33

Radiation protection firm Dade Moeller is pleased to share the Health Physics Society’s announcement of the recipients of its 2013-2014 Dade W. Moeller Scholarship for studies in health physics. Richland, WA (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Radiation protection firm Dade Moeller is pleased to share the Health Physics Society’s announcement of the recipients of its 2013-2014 Dade W. Moeller Scholarship for studies in health physics. Dade Moeller sponsors the Health Physics Society’s Dade...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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