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Evolution of the Harris Nuclear Plant

Duke Energy has safely operated nuclear power plants in the Carolinas for more than 40 years. The company, which includes predecessor Progress Energy and Carolina Power & Light (CP&L), sited and built the first commercial nuclear reactor in the Southeast in 1971, the H.B. 382 more words

Nuclear Energy

“Wrong, but still rational”

The latest episode of The Inquiry, a podcast by the BBC, is well worth listening to. This episode is centred around the question, “Can We Learn To Live With Nuclear Power?” and although it doesn’t delve much into the science of nuclear power, it does raise a number of interesting arguments concerning the social and psychological implications of nuclear power. 128 more words


In the Fukushima prefecture of Japan thyroid cancer rates have jumped by 6000%

From RT on Youtube

Interview with Kevin Kamps, radioactive watchdog, Beyond Nuclear

More on what you are not being told about the nuclear disaster that far out did Chernobyl. 169 more words


Fuel Diversity Makes Sense

Even while the warm weather of August is still in our minds, I want to bring you back to the extreme cold that held New Jersey in an icy grip for the last two winters. 708 more words


Real Time with Bill Maher: Overtime – August 28, 2015 (HBO)

Bill Maher and his guests – Rick Santorum, Robert Costa, Wendy Davis, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher and Michael Weiss – answer viewer questions after the show.


Red Grapefruits

Sometimes I really want to like something, but I just can’t.  Dragon fruit is a good example of this.  Its name is awesome.  Its appearance is awesome, both inside and out.   257 more words

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The Nuclear Challenge (6): 70 Years After Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Fukushima and Beyond

The terrifying nuclear disaster of March 11, 2011 associated with the reactor meltdowns, hydrogen explosion, and release of radioactivity at the Fukushima Daiichi reactor complex was an anguishing complement to the awful collective memories of the Japanese people arising from the atomic attacks seven decades ago. 1,280 more words