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On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1939: 1st nuclear fission experiment (splitting of a uranium atom) in the US, in basement of Pupin Hall, Columbia University by a team including Enrico Fermi.

Clean Energy Problem Solved?

For decades the world has battled with a solution to the ever-growing global warming crisis. By burning coal, oil, and other sources of fuel, the world has produced so much Carbon Dioxide in Carbon emissions that it has formed a barrier in the atmosphere that traps the Earth’s heat once it gets to Earth, thus warming up our planet. 354 more words


Nuclear fusion in the shadows of clean energy debate

This story was written, produced for and broadcast at SBS World News.

As conventional clean power options such as wind and solar energy take focus at climate discussions in Paris, scientists around the world continue to work on a more ambitious solution to lowering emissions from energy production – nuclear fusion. 1,265 more words


“The elephant in the room is Fukushima radiation” & CND's Role In The Disaster

“The elephant in the room is Fukushima radiation” & CND’s Role In The Disaster

Posted by: Greg Lance-Watkins – Greg_L-W.


I well remember the quote… 2,888 more words

Day 1 round up

After serving us with papers asking us to leave by 17:00 on Monday (which of course we didn’t) EDF came to talk to us yesterday think they realised that on this particular occasion with the #ChineseStateVisit  & all of the talk about China’s human rights records that it might not look too good for them evicting us…. 34 more words


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

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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