News tagged with nuclear materials

New technology for nuclear detection

A new device created by researchers at the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory is able to immediately collect airborne particles to help determine if radioactive isotopes ...

dateMar 24, 2015 in Engineering
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Cobalt-60 still sitting in Mexican cornfield

A shipment of highly radioactive cobalt-60 is still sitting in the cornfield where it was found a week ago after being abandoned by thieves in central Mexico, the country's nuclear safety director said Tuesday.

dateDec 11, 2013 in Environment
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Safer nuclear fuels

Exploratory research on revolutionary new types of nuclear fuel pellets that would be safer in the event of a nuclear disaster has yielded promising results, according to a team of scientists from the University of Tennessee ...

dateOct 29, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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