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How Could we have Done This? (a short story)

How Could we have Done This?

A Short Story, by Sha’Tara

“It’s true then, not just a rumour any longer?”

“I’m afraid so, Mr. President.  It’s happening.” 1,314 more words

Short Story

Westinghouse Atom Smasher, 1937

Built in 1937, the Westinghouse Atom Smasher, an engineering milestone, was a 5,000,000-volt Van de Graaff electrostatic nuclear accelerator and the centerpiece of the world’s first large-scale… 191 more words

United States


a commentary by Rik:

A recent article on Enenews ( http://enenews.com/ ) said that the melted fuel
mixture under the reactors in Fukushima was likely to be remelting. 284 more words

China: Russia: U.S Seek to Build Hybrid Fusion-Fission Reactor by 2030: Why? How Does it Work? Is it Feasible?

*** Departing from GNT™‘s ‘normal’ Nanotechnology beat, we turn to in this series of 3 articles the subject “matter” (pardon the punny) of Nuclear Fission, Fusion and Hybrid Fission-Fusion. 1,725 more words


The Nuclear Follies: No Refunds Possible

Well here is another poem. At it again. Can’t help it. It may be because fools keep rushing in all around me and I’m no angel. 84 more words

Climate Change

Lise Meitner, Otto Frisch, Niels Bohr and the Atomic Bomb

(Adapted from the book: What is Radioactivity? The Basics)


(This article was adapted from the book What is Radioactivity? The Basics)
It would be difficult–perhaps impossible–to write about the development of atomic science without mentioning the contributions of Niels Bohr and Lise Meitner. 556 more words

Celebrate Power

If you want to save the earth, save the people first. If you want to save the people, get power to them. Affordable fuel and electricity will do more for the environment than anything else anyone can do, and it will save the humans and eliminate needless pain and suffering while doing so. 1,498 more words