Category: Research

May 03 2017 0comment
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Nuclear Weapon Ban Negotiations Violating NPT Commitments

The United Nations General Assembly began negotiations March 27-31 on a treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons. A second session is scheduled for June 15‑July 7, 2017. Following that, the General Assembly will review progress and decide on a path forward. Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) Nearly a half-century ago, the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of […]

July 13 2016 0comment
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Everything you need to know about mini nuclear reactors

Stephen Monk, Lancaster University Nuclear power can be a touchy subject, one that seems to divide opinion. Many people believe it is unclean, controversial and costly – and the 2011 Fukushima disaster showed the world just how unsafe nuclear can be; the meltdown of the power plant was the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl in […]

July 13 2016 0comment
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Nuclear Profile: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

In our last post, we profiled the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). Today, we will look at one of INL’s sister labs: The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). The LLNL is located in the foothills east of California’s Bay Area, tucked away in the Lawrence Livermore Valley. It was founded in 1952 by the University of […]

July 13 2016 0comment
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Nuclear Profile: The Idaho National Laboratory

Spread out across several facilities in the vast desert between Idaho Falls and Arco, Nevada is the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). The INL is a site operated by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and while most of the people who work there are contractors to the DOE, there are federal employees who work at […]