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2006-02-13 13:33:35

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush ad

2006-02-06 10:50:00

President George W. Bush on Monday asked the U.S. Congress for $250 million in research funds to restart a controversial program that would reprocess spent nuclear fuel.

2006-02-04 16:34:51

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush will propose funding for the creation of an atomic energy partnership with Russia in his upcoming fiscal 2007 budget, according to the New York Times.

2006-01-18 14:13:20

By Carol Giacomo, Diplomatic Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration, confronting a potential threat to its 2005 nuclear deal with India, has signaled it will set aside concerns that New Delhi violated a previous agreement with the United States.

2005-12-02 13:32:34

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union agreed on Friday to include India in a 10-billion-euro project to build an experimental nuclear fusion reactor that in the long-run could provide virtually unlimited, cheap and clean energy.

2005-09-28 16:08:59

Purdue University nuclear engineers have developed an advanced nuclear fuel that could save millions of dollars annually by lasting longer and burning more efficiently than conventional fuels, and researchers also have created a mathematical model to further develop the technology.

2005-09-15 00:36:06

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New satellite photos show for the first time that North Korea has resumed some work on a nuclear reactor that could enable the communist state to vastly increase stocks of weapons-grade plutonium, but the activity seems to be modest, an analyst said.

2005-09-01 18:48:22

By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - The United States is poised to produce plutonium-238 for the first time since the end of the Cold War but it will be used for space missions, not weapons, officials said this week. The U.S.

2005-06-27 05:57:27

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States plans to producehighly radioactive plutonium 238 for the first time since theCold War, The New York Times reported on Monday.

2005-06-15 07:15:54

The Idaho National Laboratory is waiting for a green light to begin producing plutonium that would supply battery power for NASA spacecraft.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
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The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.