Germany: The world’s first major renewable energy economy

The planet Earth will be completely devastated by 2050 if natural resources will be exploited at the current rate. The man barbarically devastate the planet, preventing it from being able to recover. According to the scientists, in 50 years people will have to move to another planet, because life on Earth will be impossible. This […]

Parliament addresses safety of nuclear power plants

Lawmakers at the National Assembly fired questions at officials in charge of the nation’s nuclear power plants… amid growing concerns about safety after the two earthquakes that hit the country in recent days. Lawmakers on Thursday urged the officials to undertake stronger earthquake safety measures,… such as raising the sea wall at nuclear power plants, […]

Safety at Pickering Nuclear – Defence in Depth

[Intro Music] Ontario Power Generation owns and operates the Pickering and Darlington Nuclear Generating Stations. The two stations have a combined generating capacity of about 6,600 megawatts, which meets more than 30 percent of Ontario’s electricity needs. The Pickering nuclear station is comprised of six operating CANDU units that generate approximately 14 percent of Ontario’s […]

What If You Were Hit By a Nuclear Bomb?

Nuclear weapons are the most powerful and destructive weapons that mankind has invented. With thousands of nuclear weapons currently stockpiled by a number of countries around the world, there is more than enough destructive power out there to end all life on the planet many times over. We’ve been lucky to avoid all out nuclear […]

Nuclear reactor puzzle for escape room

There is a device decorated for the nuclear station theme. The device consists of two side parts, which are connected by plexiglas tubes with a backlight. The device generates a random sequence of backlights. Players should repeat this sequence using ten buttons with backlights on the right side part of the device. After players do […]

iSEE Congress 2016 — Session 5: Nuclear Energy: A Panacea for Future Energy Needs?

>>It is my pleasure to introduce our four distinguished speakers this morning. We have first Hans Gougar. He is, as you can see, the Director of Advanced Reactor Technologies Development at Idaho National Labs. After that, we have Rizwan Uddin who we’ve already seen. And I am personally grateful that he is now the Director […]

1942: UChicago’s race to the first nuclear reaction

RACHEL BRONSON: So in 1939, the world is in a desperate situation. The Nazis are on the move. They seem unstoppable. ROBERT ROSNER: The Germans attacked Poland, Netherlands, Belgium, and the French. They were ruthless. They demonstrated their ruthlessness. RACHEL BRONSON: They seem capable and willing to execute a war of total domination. And the […]

Navy Celebrates 60 Years of Nuclear Power

WELCOME TO ALL HANDS UPDATE, I’M PETTY OFFICER TONY ROSA. THE NAVY CELEBRATED 60 YEARS OF NAVAL NUCLEAR POWER SEPTEMBER 30TH, WITH A CEREMONY HELD ON USS NAUTILUS IN GROTON, CONNECTICUT. THE EVENT COMMEMORATED THE COMMISSIONING OF USS NAUTILUS, THE NAVY’S FIRST NUCLEAR-POWERED VESSEL. IN 1954, THE SUBMARINE COMMUNITY BEGAN ITS SHIFT FROM DIESEL-POWERED ENGINES […]