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Modular Nuclear Reactors For Defense And Disasters

May 13, 2020 by

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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

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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

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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 […]