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This is how the Nuclear Navy builds the appropriate level of knowledge and right temperament to deal with shipboard reactor operations.How a Nuclear Submarine Officer Learned to Live in Tight Quarters - Issue 94: Evolving|Steve Weiner|December 30, 2020|Nautilus
The study also finds that, contrary to what those in the industry seem to expect, focusing on standardized designs doesn't really help matters, as costs continued to grow as more of a given reactor design was built.Why are nuclear plants so expensive? Safety’s only part of the story|John Timmer|November 21, 2020|Ars Technica
The government says it wants to see small-scale reactors built, too.Facing an epic recession, Britain unveils its ‘green industrial revolution’ to jumpstart economy, create jobs|Bernhard Warner|November 18, 2020|Fortune
Typically, a nuclear plant is either producing or not, but the modular design allows the Carbon Free Power Project to shut individual reactors off if demand is low.First major modular nuclear project having difficulty retaining backers|John Timmer|November 7, 2020|Ars Technica
One of the companies building sodium-cooled systems, Terrapower, makes reactors that can also run on spent or depleted uranium.Finding homes for the waste that will (probably) outlive humanity|Katie McLean|October 21, 2020|MIT Technology Review
In 1981, while the world condemned us, we sent our air force to destroy the Osirak reactor Saddam Hussein was building in Iraq.
Iran is suspected to have aided in the funding of that reactor.Iran and North Korea: The Nuclear 'Axis of Resistance'|Josh Rogin, Eli Lake|January 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It prohibits the manufacture of new centrifuges and work on the Arak reactor.
Uranium enrichment makes what can be power reactor fuel but also the explosive core of atom bombs.
The reactor has the potential to produce weapons grade plutonium.A Very Israeli Linkage: Iran's Bomb and Peace With the Palestinians|Nadav Eyal|September 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And what of those atoms disintegrating while others are still being created in the reactor?
This will be true no matter where in the reactor or for how long the irradiation took place.
It was the most logical, easiest, and simplest way for a D-H reactor to go off the deep end.
He walked over to it and stepped into the small chamber that led to the inner reactor room.
The trouble with the Ditmars-Horst reactor was that it lacked any automatic negative-feedback system.