Nuclear Reaction

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  • India’s nuclear industry: life imitates The Simpsons once more

    Blogpost by Justin - 30 September, 2008 at 15:24

    There’s a scene in The Simpsons Movie where Homer, on his way to empty the silo full of his pet pig’s poo, gets a call from his friend Lennie telling him that the local doughnut store is giving away free doughnuts. Weak, weak Homer, unable to wait in ... Read more >

  • Nuclear energy news for September 30 2008

    Blogpost by Justin - 30 September, 2008 at 12:08 1 comment

    Nuclear: Mickey Mouse energy solutionSome other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed:

    The Guardian: UK's renewable energy efforts 'ineffective'

    ‘"We estimate that, in 2005 terms, it [British green power] costs around 13.5 US cents per kilowatt hour over 20 years and regist... Read more >

  • McCain plays the nuclear game

    Blogpost by Justin - 29 September, 2008 at 15:37

    On the subject of the law’s of thermodynamics, (beat poet Allen) Ginsberg’s Theorem posits the following rules:

    1. You can't win.

    2. You can't break even.

    3. You can't even quit the game.

    Reading the news from the nuclear industry day after day, you have ... Read more >

  • Nuclear energy news for September 29 2008

    Blogpost by Justin - 29 September, 2008 at 14:20

    Nuclear: Mickey Mouse energy solutionSome other stories from the nuclear industry you may have missed:

    Financial Times: Cracks appear in the French nuclear consensus

    ‘Hopes of new markets have been threatened by a series of low-level incidents at the nearby nuclear installation - Europe's ... Read more >

  • Friday’s fun nuclear facts!

    Blogpost by Justin - 26 September, 2008 at 17:35 1 comment

    Let’s round off the week with some amazing facts from the whacky world of nuclear energy…

    • The UK’s 60,000 tonnes of nuclear waste is difficult to visualise. Instead, imagine a pile of 15,000 elephants. That’s around a quarter of the world’s Asian ele... Read more >

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