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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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This upcoming fall semester I plan on basically starting a B.S. in physics at NC State University. I have talked to a...
May26-10 08:21 PM
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Id like to be a nuclear engineer. I live in South Carolina and Ive been accepted into Clemson for chemical...
May26-10 01:45 PM
DL Mckinney
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Whats the problem with using water in a fast reactor. I mean moderating neutrons in a fast reactor just increases the...
May24-10 12:01 AM
Morbius
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Hi there, I want to use makxsf.exe in order to provide XS library in my desired temperature for MCNP5, but I can not...
May23-10 10:28 PM
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I saw a science fiction movie in which some guys planted an atomic bomb in a cave in an asteroid which was headed...
May22-10 08:12 PM
Morbius
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What is the big difference between the two reactor calculations. They seem to be virtually the same?
May17-10 04:03 PM
Hologram0110
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There is an interesting book out - I believe the title is "COOL IT" - which points that much "green energy " talk is...
May17-10 11:10 AM
Mech_Engineer
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Is it possible that a lightsource synchrotron can produce any form of ionising particle radiation other than the...
May15-10 05:26 AM
Rajini
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Assuming the ITER is a success, what would it take to be able to miniaturize it into something a little more portable?
May7-10 08:28 PM
aquitaine
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So I'd like to know - what is the lightest element/isotope/nuclide that could be feasibly/practically used in a...
May5-10 10:57 AM
Hologram0110
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I have looked for a definition of 'decay width' on the internet and could only find articles that use the term, no...
May4-10 11:18 PM
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Dears: What are the most known post graduate Text books about " Nuclear engineering"? B/R
May2-10 02:19 PM
theCandyman
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Hi there, I wanna couple PARCS and RELAP codes using PVM as an interface. I don't have any samples to direct me how...
Apr29-10 03:25 AM
libertad
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A nanomaterial has been designed to convert radiation directly into electricity: ...
Apr26-10 07:33 AM
rimmini
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Hello everyone, I'm recently graduate in Nuclear Engineering (Master's Degree) and I'm looking for a job in Europe...
Apr25-10 08:05 AM
Astronuc
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How shall diffusion of precursor atoms be treated if the core is in liquios state(as is MSR)? Thanks
Apr24-10 07:06 PM
Astronuc
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I've heard talk of this safety threshold for ionizing radiation, whereby if the dose is sufficiently low enough, it...
Apr16-10 10:52 PM
Morbius
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hi there, I want to know that has some body use Geant code in medical physics field, same as MCNP code or FLUKA code...
Apr15-10 02:25 AM
chivasorn
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I am fascinated with the idea of supercavitating subs, and DARPA's underwater express program has caught my fancy. A...
Apr12-10 07:01 PM
Hank_Rearden
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Has anyone here ever heard of a TerraPower reactor or 'traveling wave reactor'? Bill Gates describes this in...
Apr10-10 09:22 AM
Astronuc
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I was watching Bill Nye the science guy on TV recently. He stated that the earth's insides are molten because they...
Apr8-10 11:37 AM
statphys
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So the latest thing I've seen being talked about is GEM*STAR (Green Energy Multiplier*Subcritical Technology for...
Apr8-10 06:34 AM
HotCells
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Hi, I'm trying to get information on how hard it would be to get a job at a Nuclear power plant in France. It...
Apr7-10 03:18 AM
vanesch
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Hi everyone! I just graduated from an undergraduate degree in physics...and now i'm stumped as to what i should be...
Apr6-10 07:44 PM
Astronuc
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since fusion is not commericially feasible, does hybrid fusion fission reactor change that? ...
Mar31-10 02:15 PM
mheslep
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Just curious, has anyone heard anything lately regarding DUPIC, the direct use of PWR waste in CANDU reactors? What...
Mar29-10 07:18 PM
oldsloguy
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Hi I am told that steam generator is an area that is suseptible to aging effects and corrosion. I was wondering if...
Mar25-10 02:43 PM
Astronuc
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Is a very low powered fission reactor (~25kWe) feasible for powering a large (car sized) Lunar or Martian rover? Or is...
Mar24-10 09:45 PM
pallidin
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Hi, I am looking to get some good information sources on modelling nuclear power in power plants and related fields....
Mar24-10 03:42 AM
HotCells
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What's the significant difference between APWR and PWR in terms of core and nuclear fuel, I mean, if we want to...
Mar17-10 04:49 AM
friendboy
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This article, http://www.counterpunch.com/stclair03122010.html Sadly for the credibility of the atom lobby, some...
Mar14-10 10:07 PM
russ_watters
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Just trying to do a problem to find the minimum volume for a homogeneous, bare cylindrical reactor, and my main...
Mar14-10 02:23 PM
Uranium
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Here's a new and interesting design for a nuclear reactor which I've never seen before: ...
Mar12-10 02:23 PM
sanman
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Hi, What is the scope of Nuclear engineering in India after 2 years? How will be the career of a person...
Mar10-10 12:36 PM
Hologram0110
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Mainly I don't get how plasma loses energy by conduction, which is what I have read. Is it just from the collisions...
Mar4-10 09:28 AM
Astronuc
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I wanted to know what is the minimum critical mass of natural uranium (99.28% U-238) when moderated by beryllium and...
Feb28-10 03:15 AM
df001
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I can't actually find an explanation of this? I think that bigger plasma volumes suffer less energy/particle loss (and...
Feb26-10 03:28 PM
mheslep
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This is an idea I had and felt it worth publishing. The reason fusion is so difficult is because the particles are so...
Feb26-10 12:51 PM
Astronuc
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Why the hell don't we put more money into this? I mean, infinite free clean energy you think would be a drive but it...
Feb25-10 10:14 PM
joelupchurch
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Hi there , I am a recent graduate from nuclear engineering and I need some tips from nuclear experts : Should I...
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