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Experts Call For Long-Term Nuclear Meltdown Research Project
2012-03-09 05:31:28

With the one-year anniversary of the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant reactor coming up this weekend, three US university professors are calling for a long-term study of how such fuels respond to such extreme environmental conditions. University of Notre Dame Professor of Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences Peter C. Burns, University of Michigan Earth and Environmental Sciences Professor Rodney Ewing, and Alexandra Navrotsky of the University of California-Davis...

2012-03-02 12:49:36

One year after an earthquake and tsunami hit Japan on March 11, 2011, an independent investigation panel has highlighted the country's failures in disaster planning and crisis management for the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. The article, out now in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, published by SAGE, shows that agencies were thoroughly unprepared for the cascading nuclear disaster, following a tsunami that should have been anticipated. The Rebuild Japan...

2012-01-11 08:00:00

Dade Moeller announces that Wayne M. Glines has joined the Company as Senior Health Physicist. Glines adds more than 32 years of Federal health physics expertise to Dade Moeller´s well-known depth in this technical field and becomes the Company´s 37th Certified Health Physicist. Richland, WA (PRWEB) January 11, 2012 Nationally recognized health physics [radiation protection] firm Dade Moeller announces that Wayne M. Glines has joined the Company as Senior Health Physicist. Glines...

2011-12-20 18:18:46

Sometimes pilots violate established procedures and rules. This may lead to an increased risk of accidents. One effective way for airline companies to reduce violations is to focus more on norms, safety culture and risk awareness within the organization rather than on individual employees' attitudes towards rules and procedures. This is the main conclusion of a new doctoral thesis in psychology from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Safe and effective aviation is dependent on the...

Word of the Day
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).