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Getting Close To Igniting A Self-sustained Fusion Reaction
2013-09-25 09:08:02

American Institute of Physics The dream of igniting a self-sustained fusion reaction with high yields of energy, a feat likened to creating a miniature star on Earth, is getting closer to becoming reality, according the authors of a new review article in the journal Physics of Plasmas. Researchers at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) engaged in a collaborative project led by the Department of Energy's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, report that while there is at least one...

2013-09-18 23:21:07

Westinghouse Electric Company announced today that it received the final Safety Evaluation Report from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the Advanced Logic System® (ALS) platform, the company’s next generation safety system instrumentation and control solution for operating plant safety system upgrades and new nuclear plant opportunities. Pittsburgh, Pa. (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company announced today that it received the final Safety Evaluation...

2013-09-16 23:23:15

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Global Nuclear Power Deployment Market Policy Analysis, International Cooperation, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2025” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/global-nuclear-power-deployment-new-build-market-policy-analysis-international-cooperation-competitive-landscape-and-key-country-analysis-to-2025 Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 The growing demand for...

2013-09-12 23:25:54

Westinghouse Electric Company has been awarded a contract by Empresa Nacional de Residuos Radiactivos (ENRESA), the Spanish agency responsible for radioactive waste management and nuclear plant decommissioning, to segment the reactor vessel head and reactor vessel at the José Cabrera Nuclear Power Station. Madrid, Spain (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company has been awarded a contract by ENRESA (Empresa Nacional de Residuos Radiactivos), the Spanish agency...


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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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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