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Diagram of Thorium, an alternative fissionable element suitable for nuclear energy production.

Diagram of Thorium, an alternative fissionable element suitable for nuclear energy production.

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Skepchick | A Conversation with My Dad, a Nuclear Engineer, about the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Disaster in Japan

Section through the nuclear reactor at Wylfa Magnox, Wylfa, Anglesey, UK. Wall chart insert, Nuclear Engineering, 1965

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The infrastructure to safely remove this material was destroyed as it was at the other three reactors. Spent reactor fuel cannot be simply lifted into the air by a crane as if it were routine cargo

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I have a Bachelor's degree in nuclear engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign...

Henry T. Sampson is the first African-American to earn a Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering in the United States. He is best-known for inventing the “gamma-electric cell” in 1971. Sampson was born in Jackson, Mississippi, in 1934. He graduated from Lanier High School in 1951. He later attended Morehouse C...Henry T. Sampson: First African-American to Earn Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering in the U.S.

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Most people dont know-inventor of the Cellular phone is Henry Sampson, Jr. Sampson is an African-American from Jackson , Mississippi . He attended Morehouse College and transferred to Purdue. He received an MS in Engineering from the University Of California. He was awarded an MS in Nuclear Engineering from Illinois and his Ph.D from Illinois . Sampson is the first African-American to receive a Ph.D in Nuclear Engineering.In 1971 Sampson was awarded a patent for the "gamma-electric cell."

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from the Guardian

New generation of nuclear reactors could consume radioactive waste as fuel

New generation of nuclear reactors could consume radioactive waste as fuel - The new 'fast' plants could provide enough low-carbon electricity to power the UK for more than 500 years

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