Archive | January, 2012

89th Carnival of Nuclear Energy Bloggers

This post is the collective voice of blogs with legendary names which emerge each week to tell the story of nuclear energy. If you want to hear the voice of the nuclear renaissance, the Carnival of Nuclear Energy Blogs is where to find it. Past editions have been hosted at Yes Vermont Yankee, Atomic Power […]

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Nuclear Internships for Students:

A Word to the WISE A reader contacted me recently and told me he was a nuclear engineering student seeking advice on summer internships. Instead of replying privately, I thought this subject might make a good column, and perhaps that others might weigh in and offer suggestions beyond what I can offer. First of all, […]

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Books about Nuclear Energy – 2012 List

This blog post is an update of the list posted in October 2010 I have revised the resources tab on top at my blog and have created a new list titled ” Books about Nukes”  The link will open a new window.  The list will be updated over time. The date of this edition of the […]

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Radiation from Fossil Fuels:

The Forgotten Problem Given the widespread concern about the risk of radiation exposure from nuclear power plants–which those of us in the field know is very low–I have always been amused (if that is the right word) by the fact that routine emissions from coal plants expose the public to far greater doses of radiation […]

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Deconstructing “ethical oil”

When I stumbled across the site EthicalOil.org recently, I thought there was a small chance that it was a parody. And, it turns out that the site reads like a parody in some places even though I am certain that the owners are dead serious. You see, the site is a defense of the Canadian […]

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A new broom sweeps clean

News items you might have missed in 2011 Nuclear bloggers work differently than the mainstream media and are not shadows of the nuclear trade press.  We don’t have time to report everything so we try to focus on developments that look like they’ll have more than average influence on the industry.  At this blog I […]

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