Nuclear: It’s All About The Atoms | Science Trek

JOAN CARTAN-HANSEN, HOST: ABOUT 20 PERCENT OF AMERICA’S ENERGY COMES FROM NUCLEAR POWER. FIND OUT HOW WE TURN ATOMS INTO ELECTRICITY. IT’S SHOCKING. (MUSIC)STUDENT 1: HEY, WHAT’S GOING ON WITH THE POWER? STUDENT 2: I DON’T KNOW. JOAN, WHAT’S WITH THE POWER? JOAN CARTAN-HANSEN, HOST: POWER? WELL, WE IN THE UNITED STATES GET ABOUT 20 […]

The Check In: Rick Perry and the Department of Energy

-Many of President Trump’s nominees to top government positions have been questionable, but perhaps none more so than his choice to head the Department of Energy, Rick Perry, who once wanted to abolish the very agency he’s now leading. So we decided to take a break from the breaking news of the day and see […]

Nuclear: Tour EBR-1 | Science Trek

JOAN CARTAN-HANSEN, HOST: ARCO, IDAHO WAS THE FIRST CITY EVER POWERED BY NUCLEAR ENERGY. THAT’S BECAUSE SCIENTISTS AT EBR-1 PIONEERED THE WAY TO USE ATOMIC ENERGY FOR ELECTRICITY. COME SEE WHERE IT ALL HAPPENED ON SCIENCE TREK. JOAN CARTAN-HANSEN, HOST: HI I’M JOAN CARTAN-HANSEN, AND WELCOME TO EBR-1.E TREK. THIS EXPERIMENTAL BREEDER REACTOR WAS ONE […]

Industrial uses of nuclear technologies

In Canada, the regulation of nuclear energy and materials is done by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. We work to protect your health and safety, as well as the environment. Most Canadians know that nuclear technology is used to produce electricity. But this technology is used in many other ways, even in your home. Did […]

Fukushima – 7 Years Later | Driving through Fukushima | Fukushima Nuclear Disaster | Japan

On March 11, 2011 disaster struck Fukushima, Japan After an earthquake, a tsunami hit Okuma – the location of Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant. After the earthquake, the working reactors automatically shut down, but power was lost to the remainder of the control systems. Typically, emergency generators would have kicked in to supply power back to […]

Future Electricity Generation & High Density Battery – Disruptive Tech Series Part 5

hi welcome to part 5 of our five-part series on the most disruptive technologies from different industry sectors so we already talked about spaceflight transportation biotechnology and computer related technology and what is still missing energy of course so stay tuned to find out and again this is just our opinion what are the five […]

Life Changing Inventions of the 20th Century!

From things you use every day to technology you couldn’t live without…stay tuned to number 1 to find out the most important inventions of the 20th century! Number 10: The Radio. Long before there was the Internet, long before there was television, there was the radio. And, despite superior technologies being around today, it’s something […]

Energy & Electricity in Science : How Is Nuclear Energy Produced?

Hi I’m Steve Jones, and I’m going to briefly tell you how nuclear energy is produced. Now obviously this is not a drawing of a nuclear power station, simply because it’s a very complex thing. But it’s actually a very simple process. Withing the nuclear reactor at the center you have the reactor itself, which […]

Deep Decarbonization of the Italian Power System : What about Nuclear? (ENG SUB)

MONTICONE: I’ve noticed that both in your presentation and in your books, which I’ve read and appreciated a lot, you tend to focus very much on the demand side : lower consumption, higher efficiency, heat pumps, thermal insulation for buildings, vegetarian diet and so on. Well, for the past five months or so I’ve been […]