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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...
Apr20-14 11:35 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...
Apr7-14 05:44 PM
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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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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...
Mar27-14 04:59 PM
Earl of Plasma
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Mar24-14 11:51 PM
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I'm just finishing the Rhodes history, "The Making of the ..." , and am curious about the resolution of the Xenon...
Mar17-14 02:13 PM
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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...
Mar14-14 04:44 PM
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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...
Mar13-14 04:47 PM
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In 2005 the American Nuclear Society endorsed the use of nuclear energy for desalinisation -- see...
Mar10-14 05:22 PM
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This is a total newb question but please explain. If nuclear fusion is occuring during a hydrogen bomb explosion, then...
Mar9-14 06:23 AM
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Hi everybody! I read in a document of Canberra saying that:" Genie 2000 Program Library allows a programmer to...
Mar7-14 09:17 AM
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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
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Hello, I watched a documentary earlier today called "The Battle Of Chernobyl". At one point it mentioned: "If...
Feb23-14 08:26 AM
jim hardy
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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...
Feb22-14 02:10 PM
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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...
Feb20-14 04:34 PM
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Hello all I have a question about neutron absorption cross section. I know that every element has an special...
Feb17-14 05:11 AM
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Hello, Frustration in receiving timely responses from my teaching assistant has lead me to this website. Currently...
Feb12-14 05:52 AM
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Hi, I hope I get understood correctly, my question is seemingly simple: Why is ionization radiation( energetic...
Feb11-14 06:17 AM
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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...
Feb10-14 05:37 AM
0 949 They have/had "above normal levels" at a perimeter detector....
Feb7-14 03:52 PM
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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....
Feb6-14 10:25 PM
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Energy Department to Give $226 Million to Support Nuclear Reactor Design...
Feb4-14 03:40 AM
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Please let me know if there is any resources, papers or tips and tricks to code PARET
Jan26-14 09:30 AM
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There is a technical document in reactor operation which contains neutronic calculations to predict reactor situation...
Jan21-14 05:34 PM
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Hi! I am just asking a question a friend of mine asked me: "When will fusion work?" I personly think it is not a...
Jan18-14 12:03 PM
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How come this isn't done in the United States yet? Is it all political or is there a real reason we have not done...
Jan13-14 08:26 AM
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I model the core using MCNP 5, and I want to calculate the PPF for each assembly, and I want a way to do that.
Jan12-14 08:30 AM
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So what do you guys think of yucca mountain as a permanent waste site?
Jan7-14 01:45 PM
Argentum Vulpes
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Any good chapters/sources to learn about the design, fluid/thermodynamics etc of these systems pertaining to nuclear...
Jan4-14 05:10 PM
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Hello all, my question is related to graduate school topics and future postdoc possiblities. I'm a double major in...
Dec30-13 08:49 AM
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Dear Forum: I would like to know where could I find charged particle interaction cross section for oxygen-18? I...
Dec27-13 07:49 AM
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I've been reading about fast reactor designs lately (not necessarily ones that have actually been built). A few...
Dec27-13 07:47 AM
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Hello sir, I am new to this forum i am looking for thermophysical properties of heavy water for my computer...
Dec27-13 04:54 AM
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This is a bit annoying for me, hopefully someone can help. You have fuel pellets in rods. They are en capsuled by...
Dec26-13 11:15 AM
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Simple question: what's the density distribution of a plasma cloud confined in a magnetic bottle? On the plane...
Dec25-13 10:03 AM
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I want to know the best tally for MCNP Flux (avg and for each assembly) Please help
Dec23-13 12:59 PM
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I was just wondering if ionizing radiation can split water into hydrogen and oxygen? Thanks in advance :)
Dec16-13 02:07 AM
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