News tagged with uranium

Silver Crucial For WWII Bomb

In the middle of World War II, Secretary of War Henry Stimson asked Treasury Secretary Henry Morgenthau if he could borrow some of the government's silver on repository in West Point, N.Y. With metal in high ...

Jan 13, 2010 4.6 / 5 (10) 3 | with audio podcast

Where Did the Uranium Go?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Uranium's migration through the soil depends on groundwater's chemical composition, according to a recent study by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Scientists showed that uraniumattached ...

Oct 26, 2009 4.5 / 5 (4) 0

Using waste to recover waste uranium

Using bacteria and inositol phosphate, a chemical analogue of a cheap waste material from plants, researchers at Birmingham University have recovered uranium from the polluted waters from uranium mines. The same technology ...

Sep 07, 2009 4.5 / 5 (2) 1

Hydrogen protects nuclear fuel in final storage

By midsummer it will be announced where Sweden's spent nuclear fuel will be permanently stored. Ahead of the decision a debate is underway regarding how safe the method for final storage is, primarily in terms of the three ...

Apr 23, 2009 not rated yet 0