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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
exradioa
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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
mheslep
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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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Does the absorption cross section to scattering cross section ratio of an isotope vary with neutron energy or stay...
Jun9-11 01:17 PM
QuantumPion
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I personally advocate reprocessing, however I was wondering why UK and European companies do it even though it is...
Feb27-12 06:18 AM
Astronuc
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Dear PF, Is is possible to focus somehow gamma radiation? Suppose d'like to intensify gamma rays and I want to...
Mar16-12 09:14 AM
M Quack
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The Health Physics Society is an excellent resource for information on radiation and radiation interactions. ...
Nov25-06 01:38 PM
the_force
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I decided we needed a thread just to track radioactive contamination. I will start it with my hometown of San Diego,...
Apr13-11 01:52 PM
Yleisajatteli
19 12,028
Hello all, I must to calculate radiation debit gamma doses (mSv/h ) in concordance with some important...
Aug6-12 02:41 AM
Stephan_doc
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Is there a hand-held device measures the percentage of radiation in the human body?
Jun24-11 08:27 AM
daveb
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hi, does radiation have an effect on plants?
Jul10-10 01:06 PM
nuclear-boy
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If I were to design a radiation detector to detect electron radiations , but in the process proton ,alpha and beta...
Nov3-11 07:49 AM
daveb
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As I understand it there is little difference between a Hydrogen bomb and an atom bomb, but its the Nuclear option...
Jun19-11 01:21 AM
Drakkith
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Hey guys, I wasn't exactly sure where to put this one--but figured here might be best. I went to the dentist this...
Mar4-12 06:23 AM
nikkkom
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error - sorry
Sep20-09 07:11 PM
mgb_phys
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FYI - Consolidated Guidance: 10 CFR Part 20 — Standards for Protection Against Radiation (NUREG-1736)...
Apr15-11 12:47 PM
Astronuc
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We recently did experiments in school using sources of Radium-226, Americium-241 and Strontium-90. They all had a...
Jul7-10 10:44 PM
aznsaiyan1029
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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
Astronuc
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I have a few problems regarding this issue.Anyone knows for web resources?
Apr21-08 02:04 AM
Milentije
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Instead of throwing waste to seas, why dont we throw out the waste to the space with a specially designed shuttle to...
Jun19-10 02:39 AM
minerva
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(Sorry if this is off-topic for this group. There's really no group that addresses accelerators in the Physics...
Aug16-10 09:15 PM
Strat-O
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How does near absolute zero temperatures effect Radio active Materials? Does Radioactive decay of a Radio Active...
Nov4-05 07:30 PM
ZapperZ
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Possibly a topic of conversation here... Has anyone heard of this book / story? It really is amazing-scary....
Jul11-05 12:49 PM
TOKAMAK
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Lets say somehow something or someplace gets contaminated with radioactive waste, how is it decontaminated?
Jul8-10 03:00 PM
rod_worth
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Is it possible to identify such an isotope? What are my choices if I wanted such a long half-life product....
Dec26-05 10:54 AM
Rade
9 5,536
If someone unknowlingly touch a radioactive substance or source, would their skin or hands then be radioactive? And...
Jun12-08 10:10 AM
Astronuc
1 1,909
I know this will sound nuts, because it kind of is, but I though maybe someone could talk some sense into me. I suffer...
Apr8-11 05:25 PM
jakekazoo
26 5,233
Dear all, When I was a nipper, my favourite TV show was 'Space 1999' - anyone remember that? Anyway, I think the...
Jun3-09 09:40 AM
Roo
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There's one statement which's always used by people opposed to nuclear power - that the waste will stay dangerous for...
Nov2-12 05:40 AM
nikkkom
11 2,542
First off im sorry for asking this question , as im sure im way off base. I collect high end pocket knives and some...
Feb22-05 03:43 PM
Morbius
1 3,419
This book provides some useful information on various chemistry topics in LWRs. It is a bit dated, so some of the...
Jul26-11 10:09 AM
Astronuc
0 1,906
Our source is iradium 192 what is the calculation or formula for the safe distance for unshielded source ?
Aug1-08 08:32 AM
seycyrus
3 4,485
We've an old professor, can make an elephant sleep, bad notes, bad lectures and no real source for what we are...
Mar24-06 03:51 PM
daveb
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http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2009/jun/11/nuclear-waste-nuclearpower and also: ...
Jun11-09 06:15 PM
signerror
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I know radioactive isotopes are used in RTG's in satelites and space probes. But are there any specific reason why...
Sep24-07 02:27 PM
Morbius
11 2,816
From what I hear Uranium miners are constantly under threat from radiation gas which is released from Uranium mines. ...
Jan31-07 08:26 AM
Morbius
7 8,165
Hi, Which are the major falws of an RBMK reactor. I have found three: 1. fixed graphite moderator that...
Mar10-09 10:33 AM
vanesch
10 2,361
Hello everyone! Just wanted to clarify about the "bank" in the term RCCA bank. RCCA is Rod Cluster Control...
Feb3-12 06:27 AM
rmattila
9 2,485
I'm a nuclear engineer and I'd like to find the subject slide rule. I've seen a few many years ago when I was a young...
Aug17-10 12:48 AM
mjlaris
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Out of curiosity why do reactor companies patent next generation reactors, while there is more than 20 years to build...
Jul26-10 01:51 PM
Astronuc
7 3,192
First Post :smile: What type of Coolant is currently used in Navy Nuclear reactors? I have searched on google...
Jan3-05 11:09 PM
Astronuc
3 2,533
When designing a core lattice, which one of the thermal-hydraulics and neutronics consideration are important?
Sep25-10 06:38 PM
Astronuc
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