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2012-08-21 22:25:18

The sea holds 4 billion tons of the Earth's uranium, and scientists say they have made advances in finding a way to tap that source.

2012-07-03 10:13:54

Experts at The University of Nottingham are the first to create a stable version of a ‘trophy molecule’ that has eluded scientists for decades.


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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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cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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