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China to Build High Temperature Gas-cooled Nuclear Power Plant

China has completely mastered the technology of its fourth-generation high temperature gas-cooled nuclear reactor, able to make more than 95% of it except the graphite. 218 more words

Would-Be Idaho Nuke Plant Developer Pleads Guilty To Fraud

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The former senior vice president of a would-be Idaho nuclear power plant developer has pleaded guilty to artificially inflating the company’s stock to dupe investors. 114 more words

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The poetics of a nuclear catastrophe

Disaster and tragedies in the atomic world have been a recurrent theme in the sims of Second Life. From war to ecological crises, we have repeatedly seen some devastating scenarios in SL referring to calamities that happened in real life. 758 more words

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Advocate Wants $648M Payout For 'Inappropriate' Nuke Pact

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A state advocate on Friday recommended that two Southern California power companies return at least $648 million to their customers because of evidence of “inappropriate conversations” involving the state’s top utility regulator in a deal that divided nearly $5 billion in costs from the demise of the San Onofre nuclear power plant. 199 more words

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Nuclear Fuels Engineers Are Masters of Interior Design

Nuclear power plants in the United States produce electricity 24/7 and are baseload generating plants. Baseload power refers to generating resources that operate continuously and provide reliable power to customers, only shutting down for scheduled refueling and maintenance. 555 more words

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‘Historic step towards nuclear-free Japan’: Maverick judge forbids restart of 2 nuclear reactors

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A local judge has placed an injunction on the re-opening of two nuclear reactors at Japan’s Takahama plant, even though it had passed the country’s new post-Fukushima safety checks. 387 more words

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