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2014-10-21 12:25:27

ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today the completion of another major milestone in the construction of Plant Vogtle units 3 and 4 near Waynesboro, Ga.

2014-10-15 12:24:13

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plant operators safely took Unit 2 of the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant offline Oct.

2014-10-15 12:23:11

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unit 2 of the Alvin W.

2014-10-09 16:22:39

LONDON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Nuclear PowerNuclear power plants convert heat produced by nuclear fission reaction into electricity and use uranium as a fuel.

2014-10-06 16:21:29

MONONA, Wis., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Nuclear Labs (PNL) announced today that it has been awarded a one-year, $3 million contract by the U.S.

2014-10-06 08:23:37

MOHR EFP-IL SFPI System provides precision water level measurements up to 1,000 ft. from pool RICHLAND, Wash., Oct.

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.

2014-10-01 23:05:23

Westinghouse Electric Company today announced it has booked nearly $500M worth of additional nuclear fuel contracts with eight utility customers in its Americas region within the past year.

2014-10-01 23:01:55

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory nuclear engineer Susana Reyes was named 2014-15 chair of the American Nuclear Society Fusion Energy Division.


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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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