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I'd like to start a discussion/debate of nuclear power for the purpose of informing people about it. I am...
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Why is Safety Injection used during Main Steam Line Break? All that I can find is that it brings water back to the...
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I was wondering what is preventing a plant being built that can be truly shut down and not require coolant...
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Hi! I wish to know how to design a Tokamak of my own. This Tokamak will of course be very tiny but my intention...
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Hi all, how can I find the activity of isotope which it has in area given value mCi or mR or Rem value of this?...
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Hello, I am graduate student in NE within the US. I am working on a grant that examines a small (10-100 microns)...
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Hello to all, i need some books, papers, related to nuclear reactors for research (e.g, classification , applications,...
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Are there any other measurable danger other than the following Short term (short half life) I -131 Do not...
Apr11-14 07:48 PM
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let say there is an bundle of fuel with 4 rings. Where ring 1 is center most ring and ring 4 is outer most ring. ...
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After the Chernobyl NPP was fully and permanently shut down in 2000, did they remove the fuel from reactors 1-3 as...
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Part 1 can be found here: http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=480200 Magnitude-5.3 earthquake hits...
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Is it true that two quantities of U238 approaching sufficiently close, and combining to form a critical mass will...
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Was this technique ever demonstrated experimentally, or it could be regarded as practically failed theory? ...
Apr8-14 06:35 AM
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Well, should it? How liable was the fallout on ground to move and go elsewhere? The Zone was evacuated. But then...
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If one wanted to work with/research nuclear energy would one go to academia or industry. And if industry, can you name...
Apr6-14 11:09 AM
jim hardy
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The most probable velocity of thermal neutrons can than be approximated by the Boltzmann constant and is given by the...
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The french IRSN just released a new report concerning the estimated contamination around DAICHI, i extract this map...
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What happens when a electron travels through the plasma? Would it be likely that most of the electrons hit a nuclei...
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Hi, guys there is a quesetion: Could ANSYS software be used for simulate system temperature and flow fields when...
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Hi guys, I'm pretty new to the site and I have a few questions, but I'll start with the most imporatant ones or at...
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If I was going to build a fusion device for energy production I would build a cylinder filled with fusion fuel and the...
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http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/23/Nuclear_Fission_Experimental_Apparatus_1938_-_Deutsches_Museum_-_Mun...
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more in, http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/feb/12/nuclear-fusion-breakthrough-green-energy-source
Mar24-14 06:59 PM
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Hi There, I came across the following passage in Sam Glasstone's 'Nuclear Reactor Engineering' ...
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I've read about why it would be nearly impossible for an individual to construct a working home built nuclear reactor...
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I couldn't find an compatible heading for this question and decided to place it here since it deals with nuclear...
Mar18-14 09:32 AM
SteamKing
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I'm just finishing the Rhodes history, "The Making of the ..." , and am curious about the resolution of the Xenon...
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Morbius
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Is this true?? I've always heard that Pu from spent fuel was a major major concern! "The high spontaneous fission...
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It seems there was an unexpected radiation release within the WIPP late last Friday, Feb 14, 2014. While there are no...
Mar14-14 03:44 PM
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This seems to be a high interest topic and nobady else started it so I will. If previous discussion is evidence of a...
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In 2005 the American Nuclear Society endorsed the use of nuclear energy for desalinisation -- see...
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This is a total newb question but please explain. If nuclear fusion is occuring during a hydrogen bomb explosion, then...
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Hi everybody! I read in a document of Canberra saying that:" Genie 2000 Program Library allows a programmer to...
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I'm curious as to how much of a factor the lack of a sensible way of dealing with the radioactive waste is in regards...
Feb28-14 06:19 AM
Astronuc
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Hello, I watched a documentary earlier today called "The Battle Of Chernobyl". At one point it mentioned: "If...
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I am in a concepts of nuclear physics course (going for a nuclear physics degree) and we need to do a paper and...
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I have to figure out how to prove that the neutron flux for a point source is given by =\frac{S}{4πr^2}. I can...
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Hello all I have a question about neutron absorption cross section. I know that every element has an special...
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Hello, Frustration in receiving timely responses from my teaching assistant has lead me to this website. Currently...
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Hi, I hope I get understood correctly, my question is seemingly simple: Why is ionization radiation( energetic...
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Hello All I designed a BSA for BNCT and ran it with MCNP-X .I used materials that illustrated in charts. the results...
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