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Radiation Levels Not “Soaring” At Fukushima Daiichi | ANS Nuclear Cafe

First, if it seems to be trying to catch your attention by sensationalizing and instilling fear, be skeptical. I’m astounded how many fake news stories I’ve seen about things getting worse at Fukushima. 54 more words

The Shadow from the Steeple is Released

 The Haunter of the Dark by Gianmac (www.deivantart.com)

Toward the end of H.P. Lovecraft’s “The Haunter of the Dark,” it is casually mentioned that a Doctor Dexter threw the strange box and Shining Trapezohedron into the deepest channel of Narragansett Bay. 1,384 more words

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German Nuclear Fusion Reactor Passes Major Test

In December of 2015, the Institute for Plasma Physics in Germany successfully activated one of the worlds largest nuclear fusion reactors, the Wendelstein 7-X (W 7-X) Stellerator, for the first time. 842 more words

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STEM-ing from Greatness

Lise Meitner

Born: November 7, 1878, in Vienna, Austria

Died: October 27, 1968, in Cambridge, England

Alma Mater: University of Vienna

Profession: Physicist

Notable Discovery:  843 more words

Nuclear Fusion: a unicorn or the next industrial revolution? Part II

In the first part of this double article we’ve seen that achieving nuclear fusion is indeed possible. Well… at least in the lab. In this second part, as promised, we’ll take a look at the technologies which hope to take Nuclear Fusion out of the lab and into our (very real) World, where lobbies, budgets, competition, standardization and national interests have to be taken into account. 2,135 more words

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The Monthly Scientist: Miss October

This months scientist is recognised for the discovery of nuclear fission although never officially. She was also the first female professor at the university of Berlin. 267 more words

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Nuclear Fusion: a unicorn or the next industrial revolution? Part I (EN/PT)

The world of the atom carries many names. Some of them are famous, like Rutherford, Bohr or Fermi, but there were many others, both before (such as… 3,920 more words

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