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Modular Nuclear Reactors For Defense And Disasters

May 13, 2020 by


By Duggan Flanakin ~ While there has been little interest of late in developing new-generation nuclear reactors to power the U.S. electric grid, some new initiatives at the Department of Defense – spurred in part by complaints of dumping by U.S. uranium miners – may just be the spark needed to move the U.S. back into […]

‘Three Mile Island’ Nuclear Accident Wasn’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be

March 29, 2019 by


By Katie Tubb ~ Early this morning 40 years ago, America experienced its first major accident at a nuclear power plant—Three Mile Island in central Pennsylvania. Many Americans by then had already seen Jane Fonda’s “The China Syndrome,” a nuclear disaster film that debuted three weeks earlier. Time magazine would memorialize the Three Mile Island […]

The Case For Nuclear Power

April 5, 2009 by


The image at left is of the Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Facility at Harrisburg PA, and you can click on the image to open it in a new and larger window. Over the last 5 days I have been comparing electrical power generated from the nuclear reaction process with that of what is perceived […]