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2015-04-24 12:22:48

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, the U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission held three informational open houses for the Joseph M.

2015-04-22 04:20:52

Solar and wind seen as the best energy sources for the environment; coal seen as the worst, with nuclear a distant second NEW YORK, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A notably severe winter has

2015-04-16 12:26:05

LONDON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- About Nuclear Steam Generator A nuclear steam generator converts water to steam in a nuclear power reactor.

2015-04-14 08:22:56

X-energy will be the first ever manufacturer of pebble fuel in the U.S., and will use them in its Xe-100 reactor GREENBELT, Md., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- X-energy, a Greenbelt-based

2015-04-10 16:23:52

DUBLIN, April 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xghsf4/uranium_and) has announced the addition of the "Uranium

2015-03-30 08:34:14

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 29 at 6:56 am CT, operators at the Joseph M.

2015-03-24 23:04:11

Nuclear energy chiefs will have a chance to thrash out key industry issues and work towards developing common standards of licensing process at a major meeting in April, which will focus on promoting

2015-03-17 16:22:52

$45 Million Project Completed On Time, Under Budget RESTON, Va., March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel leaders joined U.S.

2015-03-12 16:22:51

CAYCE, S.C., March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SCANA Corporation (NYSE: SCG, the Company) subsidiary South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G) today filed a petition with the Public Service

2015-03-04 12:22:29

As Fukushima Anniversary Nears, Interactive Video at www.MakeNuclearHistory.org Allows Visitors to Experience 3 Very Different Energy Futures, Get Involved in Groups' Pushes on Nuclear, Wind Power


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2005-05-25 11:04:31

Uranium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol U and atomic number 92. A heavy, silvery-white, toxic, metallic, and naturally-radioactive element, uranium belongs to the actinide series and its isotope 235U is used as the fuel for nuclear reactors and nuclear weapons. Uranium is commonly found in very small amounts in rocks, soil, water, plants, and animals (including humans). Notable characteristics When refined, uranium is a silvery white, weakly radioactive...

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