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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
There are several threads related to the disaster: Japan Earthquake: nuclear plants - technical aspects of the...
Apr20-14 11:35 AM
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nuclear, power Sticky Thread Pinned: The Nuclear Power Thread ( 1 2 3 ... Last)
I'd like to start a discussion/debate of nuclear power for the purpose of informing people about it. I am...
Aug15-14 08:25 PM
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hi there I am a middle school student who just recently read "Visions". I became very interested in nuclear pulsed...
Jan4-04 11:44 AM
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Hey there.... for backround see the last post/. Does anyone know the force (PSI) of a samml atom bomb such as...
Jan7-04 11:13 PM
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Can someone explain what absorption cross section is and how it's figured into an equation? And what is irradiation?
Feb16-04 07:55 PM
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This may be a stupid question, but can you convert 1 amu or 1 mol of something into a measurement of grams? Thanks
Feb21-04 08:36 PM
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I have no background about nuclear powerplants and nuclear plant disasters other than probably a skewed image from The...
Feb23-04 12:25 AM
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Has anyone ever been to Fermi Lab near Chicago? I was wondering about it, because I read about it in a book talking...
Feb25-04 01:46 AM
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You know that saying, "imagine how great the world would be without bombs"? Would it be great? Bombs must have...
Apr25-04 01:46 PM
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Don't know if this is even the right place for this, but reading Popular Science? i think... anyway, they mentioned...
May10-04 09:57 PM
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hi guys, I am just wondering is it possible in reality to construct a fission reactor that will operate for decades...
May22-04 02:19 AM
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can you tell me how can such chemical substances give us cancer ? What do they do in actuality ? Thanks
Jul13-04 02:28 PM
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Hi, can someone tell me the extinction coefficient of a gamma ray in the atmosphere? How far does a gamma beam go in...
Aug4-04 03:48 PM
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What material do they make radiation suits from?
Aug7-04 04:14 PM
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Ok i've done quite some reading on neutron bombs. What exactly is the difference between them in the way they work? ...
Aug9-04 03:48 PM
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In layman terms could you guys try to explain how a nuclear reaction works?
Aug12-04 03:49 AM
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how about cold fusion? I know it's got avid supporters as well as those who say it's total B.S. last I heard, it had...
Aug12-04 05:12 AM
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I recently noticed this on one of my favorite sites ( They are selling...
Aug24-04 05:36 PM
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The Hilsch tube is not often mentioned anymore. It is a T-shaped arrangement of three tubes. A gas is led in through...
Sep13-04 07:40 PM
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Okay, so one of my hall mates across the way asked this question about his Chemistry, and then I realised that I...
Oct5-04 01:18 AM
3 2,360 Also som interesting articles here:...
Oct8-04 01:28 AM
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Is there any reason not to build nuclear power plants underground? All of the ones I know of (except for one) are...
Oct14-04 06:09 PM
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I know that the typical values of Doppler coefficient over core life are about -1 *10^-5 Deltak/k/F at BOL and -1.5 *...
Oct18-04 09:19 AM
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Nov1-04 06:26 PM
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What do you think?
Nov9-04 09:26 AM
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I'm doing a school project on the Three Mile Island nuclear accident (1979). One of the requirements is to take a poll...
Nov14-04 10:37 PM
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So, Ive been thinking that the possibility of obtaining any usable amount of fuel for an RTG experiment is impossible...
Nov15-04 09:44 PM
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Jim, The above statements are untrue. True, Chernobyl was a graphite moderated design - but that in and of...
Nov18-04 09:43 AM
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" 'New Mexico State University Radiation Safety Manual', is a program prepared by Katrina D. Doolittle with assistance...
Dec2-04 07:25 PM
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Is helium a better alternative then the current proposed fuels for fusion reactors? ...
Dec4-04 08:14 PM
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NERVA2 RE: Watters and Enigma In light of the latest shutdown thread - Nerva - "what the hell" Firstly neither...
Dec6-04 06:02 PM
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Dec13-04 06:57 PM
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-Prefix .S Hey all, Kapton here. I found this thread, closed offcourse. What do people think about this.? Maybe we...
Dec14-04 05:51 AM
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Hello, some long time ago I've heard the suggestion that low-yield radiation-free nuclear devices may some day be used...
Dec16-04 07:44 PM
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Are there any charts or information on how temperature-hot each nuclear material gets along with it's half-life and...
Dec20-04 07:59 PM
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The other day I watched a TV report which warned about what was happening in the surroundings of Nuclear Power Plants...
Dec23-04 07:57 AM
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if the army make rounds with depleted uranium, wouldt the radioactivity emmited be enough to cause cancer after a...
Jan3-05 05:22 PM
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First Post :smile: What type of Coolant is currently used in Navy Nuclear reactors? I have searched on google...
Jan3-05 11:09 PM
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okay... I have a problem that I've been asked in my nuclear waste class, and since I have a materials science...
Jan7-05 06:20 AM
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What are all of the particles, radioactive or otherwise, left over from a nuclear explosion, and what are their...
Jan30-05 11:05 PM
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On some pictures of nuclear explosions there are lines that usually run straight up from the ground. One of the...
Feb2-05 07:47 PM
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Is there any way to mitigate the effects of a nuclear bomb when it bursts such as using the energy from the bomb for...
Feb4-05 10:26 PM
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