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Spies, Intrigue and Nuclear Physics

This week at Book Club we welcomed Mr Simon Conlan as our Term 2 Mystery Speaker. He brought along some of his favourite books, including: … 172 more words


Physics Capsules for Interview, Aptitude Tests, Viva Voce - Nuclear Physics

1, Nuclear Fission Reactors

  • A system in which sustained and controlled chain reaction of nuclear fuel involves.
  • Main Components

>>> (1) Nuclear Fuel – Fissile Material such as Uranium-235, Plutonium-239 is filled in reactor core. 175 more words


R2 Physics 32 - Nuclear Reactors

Students read 15.2 Nuclear Reactors in How Things Work the Physics of Everyday Life and watched the following videos before class:

We also watched these two videos in class: 218 more words


A short walk through the physics of neutron stars

Isaac Vidana
In this work we shortly review several aspects of the physics of neutron stars. After the introduction we present a brief historical overview of the idea of neutron stars as well as of the theoretical and observational developments that followed it from the mid 1930s to the present. 90 more words


R2 Physics 31 - Nuclear Physics

Students read 15.1 Nuclear Weapons in How Things Work the Physics of Everyday Life and watched the following videos before class.

or if you prefer Tyler DeWitt, he has a nice video on fission. 540 more words


Nuclear Fusion on Brink of Being Realised, say MIT scientists

By Hannah Devlin

The dream of nuclear fusion is on the brink of being realised, according to a major new US initiative that says it will put fusion power on the grid within 15 years. 142 more words

Science Fiction

Developing A Process To Provide Proof Of Nuclear Identity

In a world of evergrowing tension, international trust is at an all time low. With the recent Russian diplomat expulsions and resulting retaliatory expulsion of mostly US diplomats from Russia, there is a considerable political conflict brewing. 558 more words