• This sought-after discovery lays the ground work for the development of a"nuclear" clock, as well as other exciting possibilities in nuclear, atomic, condensed matter and optical physics, quantum information, metrology and cosmology. (lanl.gov)
  • Nuclear engineering is based on fundamental principles of physics and mathematics that describe nuclear interactions and the transport of neutrons and gamma rays. (britannica.com)
  • of the primitive state of nuclear physics at the time, he could not say in detail how this might occur, but he pointed to the mere existence of helium in the stars as the surest proof that such a process must exist. (britannica.com)
  • that time mass spectroscopy and nuclear physics have combined to determine isotopic masses to a high degree of accuracy. (britannica.com)
  • The particle accelerators used in nuclear physics can be viewed as mass spectrometers of rather distorted forms, but the three principal elements-the ion source, analyzer, and detector-are always present. (britannica.com)
  • he led the exploration of nuclear physics. (britannica.com)
  • The nuclear disaster site at Chernobyl remains abandoned, as lingering contamination makes the area too dangerous. (inhabitat.com)
  • Exploratory research on revolutionary new types of nuclear fuel pellets that would be safer in the event of a nuclear disaster has yielded promising results, according to a team of scientists from the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. (redorbit.com)
  • General Mazhar Jamil, the head of the Strategic Plans Division, said, 'Pakistan desires peaceful co-existence in the region for which nuclear deterrence would further strengthen strategic stability in South Asia. (voanews.com)
  • The nuclear age is over and the age of renewables has begun. (greenpeace.org)
  • 6. The amount of CO2 emitted by nuclear energy is comparable to that of renewables The IPCC identifies three types of carbon-free electricity: renewables, nuclear and CCS (Carbon Capture & Storage). (slideshare.net)
  • Small nuclear reactors, most of which are inherently safe, provide energy at a fraction of the cost of light-water reactors, can come on line in a relatively short time, and are deliverable by tractor-trailer. (philly.com)
  • Most important, since time is short and we need to replace so much fossil-fuel energy, small nuclear reactors could be factory-built on multiple assembly lines. (philly.com)
  • Small nuclear reactors await the approval of our regulatory agencies, and they must be considered as a first line of attack on the global-warming problem. (philly.com)
  • Despite these steps, in the mid- and late 1970s, Qadhafi repeatedly proclaimed his country's determination to acquire nuclear weapons, primarily because he was convinced that his archenemy, Israel, had achieved such a military capability. (globalsecurity.org)
  • Nearly 3 million Americans live within 10 miles of an operating nuclear power plant. (ready.gov)
  • Obtain public emergency information materials from the power company that operates your local nuclear power plant or your local emergency services office. (ready.gov)
  • People occupied Wall Street and marched to the U.N. and demanded that Con Ed shut down its nuclear power plant . (google.com)
  • A nuclear power plant south of Miami is leaking polluted water into the fragile ecosystem of Florida's Biscayne. (inhabitat.com)
  • This morning, a second explosion occurred at a stricken nuclear power plant in Japan, blowing the roof off of a. (inhabitat.com)
  • In addition to some 450 billion gallons of waste and wastewater discharged into the soil over Hanford's 45-year history as a nuclear-weapons factory, which dates back to the Manhattan Project in the early 1940s, the site also is home to an active nuclear power plant that stores radioactive spent fuel onsite. (thedailybeast.com)
  • This project concentrates on the years between the development of the nuclear bomb in the 1940s and the end of the Cold War, around 1991-1992. (google.com)
  • After U.N. arms inspectors forced Iraq to close its nuclear weapons program following the 1991 Gulf War, he buried a prototype of his centrifuge in his backyard in Baghdad (hence his book's title). (washingtonpost.com)
  • Nuclear accidents do happen, more so when the planning and regulation process is exposed to industry influence. (greenpeace.org)
  • Three Mile Island killed no one and was fully contained, and yet it halted nuclear construction for 20 years and yielded endless restrictive and expensive regulatory measures. (philly.com)
  • Nuclear power plants generate electricity by heating fluid via a nuclear reaction to run a generator . (wikipedia.org)
  • There is still no safe, reliable solution for dealing with the radioactive waste produced by nuclear plants. (greenpeace.org)
  • Nuclear power plants are expensive to build, prompting Wall Street to call new nuclear a "bet the farm" risk. (greenpeace.org)
  • Nuclear power plants cost millions, are unsustainable, and take decades to build. (greenpeace.org)
  • For instance, U.S. nuclear plants are now required to have enough onsite electrical battery capacity to keep their pumps going full tilt for 24 hours in the event of a total power failure. (redorbit.com)
  • Beznau 1 to stay out until Apr 30) FRANKFURT, March 20 (Reuters) - The following table lists maintenance outages and unscheduled stoppages at Swiss nuclear power plants. (reuters.com)
  • These nuclear plants require upward of $15 billion to complete and between 10 and 15 years to come on line, after which it can take another decade for them to break even. (philly.com)
  • Since the overall problem is of scale combined with risk, one logical course would be to reduce the scale of nuclear plants. (philly.com)
  • The possibility of a catastrophic accident at a U.S. nuclear plant can not be dismissed. (greenpeace.org)
  • The difference with nuclear is that the risk of an accident carries with it terrible and long-lasting consequences, which are vastly disproportionate to the power generated. (greenpeace.org)
  • After the fall of Baghdad in April 2003, Obeidi turned over this last remnant of the Iraqi nuclear program to the United States and teamed up with American reporter Kurt Pitzer to write this book. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The Nuclear Cardiology Fellowship Program provides training in all aspects of nuclear cardiology practice, including cardiac PET, stress performance and interpretation and image analysis and interpretation. (massgeneral.org)
  • Its nuclear program is strictly in civilian hands. (reuters.com)
  • This meeting will address the new roles and novel crosstalk mechanisms that are emerging for many of the 48 human nuclear receptors, in health and disease. (rsc.org)
  • The history of the development of nuclear technology and the subsequent protest against its use is hidden in the office buildings, universities campuses, apartment buildings, parks, and streets of New York City. (google.com)
  • 51 (2006) R187-R202 doi:10.1088/0031-9155/51/13/R12 REVIEW Nuclear medicine dosimetry Michael Stabin Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA Received 7 February 2006, in final form 7 March 2006 Published 20 June 2006 Online at stacks.iop.org/PMB/51/R187 Abstract A brief overview is provided of the history of the development of internal dose methods for use in nuclear medicine. (slideshare.net)
  • This is even before taking into account the astounding cleanup and health costs caused by radioactive waste pollution and nuclear meltdowns. (greenpeace.org)
  • They are not tools to endanger lives or compromise health, as they become through nuclear power generation. (greenpeace.org)
  • Qadhafi sought help in obtaining nuclear technology from a number of countries, including the People's Republic of China. (globalsecurity.org)
  • Over the years, Libya's nuclear program's progress has suffered from mismanagement, lack of spare parts, and the reluctance of foreign suppliers to provide assistance, particularly since the UN embargo went into effect in 1992. (globalsecurity.org)
  • The Department of Homeland Security/Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DHS/DNDO) is pursuing a course to transform 3 He alternative technologies into. (nist.gov)
  • At this stage there are several very intriguing options that are being explored," said Steven J. Zinkle, the Governor's Chair in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. (redorbit.com)