News tagged with radioactive waste

Data miners dig for corrosion resistance

( -- A better understanding of corrosion resistance may be possible using a data-mining tool, according to Penn State material scientists. This tool may also aid research in other areas where massive amounts of ...

dateApr 20, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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Erosion of the Yucca Mountain crest

The Yucca Mountain crest in Nevada, USA has been proposed as a permanent site for high level radioactive waste. But a new study, already published as an article in press by Elsevier's journal Geomorphology and recently included ...

dateMay 05, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Radiation safety for sunken-ship archaeology

About 42 miles southwest of San Francisco and 2,600 feet underwater sits the U.S.S. Independence, a bombed-out relic from World War II. The aircraft carrier was a target ship in atomic weapon tests at Bikini Atoll in the ...

dateJul 08, 2015 in Environment
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