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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
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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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There are several threads related to the disaster: Japan Earthquake: nuclear plants - technical aspects of the...
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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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Hi, I'm doing a project to see the feasibility of transmuting tungsten into platinum on a small scale (maximum...
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An investigation of "studies" by the lifelong anti-nuclear activist Joseph Mangano proves they're bunk DOreFp9983I...
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Hi All, I want to run some small nuclear transmutation experiments for a nuclear battery project. However, my...
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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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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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Hi, I am doing a survey on existing methods of cleaning up radioactive materials for a personal project on cleanup...
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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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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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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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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...
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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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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...
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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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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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I'm just finishing the Rhodes history, "The Making of the ..." , and am curious about the resolution of the Xenon...
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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...
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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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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...
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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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Hello All I'm doing my theses in BNCT(Boron neutron capture therapy).I did it with 2.5 Mev imaginary accelerator....
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Energy Department to Give $226 Million to Support Nuclear Reactor Design...
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Please let me know if there is any resources, papers or tips and tricks to code PARET
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There is a technical document in reactor operation which contains neutronic calculations to predict reactor situation...
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