Atoms for Peace
"Atoms for Peace" was the title of a speech delivered by U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower to the UN General Assembly in New York City on December 8, 1953.The United States then launched an "Atoms f...
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International Centre for Theoretical Physics
The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) is an international research institute for physical and mathematical sciences that operates under a tripartite agreement between the...
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Sigvard Eklund
Sigvard Arne Eklund (1911 – 2000) was a director of the International Atomic Energy Agency security council from 1961 to 1981.
Born in Kiruna, Norrbotten County, Sweden, Eklund obtained a Ma...
Federal Department of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications
The Federal Department of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications (DETEC, German: Eidgenössisches Departement für Umwelt, Verkehr, Energie und Kommunikation, French: Département fédé...
World Nuclear Association
The World Nuclear Association (WNA) is the international organization that promotes nuclear power and supports the many companies that comprise the global nuclear industry. Its members come from all p...
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MiniPanzer and MegaPanzer
MiniPanzer and MegaPanzer are two variants of a state-sponsored trojan horse (German: Bundestrojaner) written for a Swiss federal government contractor by Ruben Unteregger, and later used by the Feder...
Shippingport Atomic Power Station
The Shippingport Atomic Power Station was (according to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission) the world’s first full-scale atomic electric power plant devoted exclusively to peacetime uses. It was loc...
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NS Savannah
NS Savannah was the first nuclear-powered merchant ship. Built in the late 1950s at a cost of $46.9 million, including a $28.3 million nuclear reactor and fuel core, funded by United States ...
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Radiation protection of patients
Patients are exposed to ionizing radiations when they undergo diagnostic examinations using x-rays or radiopharmaceuticals, therapy of cancer or benign lesions using radiations emitted by radioisotope...
Vladimir Veksler
Vladimir Iosifovich Veksler (Russian: Влади́мир Ио́сифович Ве́кслер; March 4, 1907 in Zhytomyr, Volhynian Governorate Russian Empire (now Zhytomyr Oblast, Ukraine) – September 22, 1966 in Mo...
Alvin M. Weinberg
Alvin Martin Weinberg (April 20, 1915 – October 18, 2006) was an American nuclear physicist who was the administrator at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) during and after the Manhattan Project. He...
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Henry Kaplan (doctor)
Henry Seymour Kaplan MD (born in Chicago on April 24, 1918, died in San Francisco on February 4, 1984) was a radiologist who pioneered in radiation therapy and radiobiology.Together with Edward Ginzto...
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Anthony L. Turkevich
Anthony Leonid Turkevich (July 23, 1916 – September 7, 2002) was an American radiochemist who was the first to determine the composition of the Moon's surface using an alpha scattering spectrome...
Atoms for Peace Award
The Atoms for Peace Award was established in 1955 through a grant of $1,000,000 by the Ford Motor Company Fund. An independent nonprofit corporation was set up to administer the award for the developm...
Walter Zinn
Walter Henry Zinn (December 10, 1906 – February 14, 2000) was a nuclear physicist who was the first director of the Argonne National Laboratory from 1946 to 1956. He worked at the Manhattan Project's ...
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Bennett Lewis
Wilfrid Bennett Lewis, CC CBE FRSC FRS (June 24, 1908 – January 10, 1987) was a Canadian nuclear scientist and administrator, and was centrally involved in the development of the ...
International Atomic Energy Agency areas
The Statute of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) defines eight areas from which candidate governments for election to the IAEA Board of Governors are chosen. Unlike the regional groups fro...
IAEA safeguards
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Safeguards is a system of inspection and verification of the peaceful uses of nuclear materials as part of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), supervi...
Project Sherwood
Project Sherwood was the codename for a United States program in controlled nuclear fusion. It was funded under the Atoms for Peace initiative during the administration of President Dwight D. Eisenhow...
Swiss Federal Railways
Swiss Federal Railways (German: Schweizerische Bundesbahnen, French: Chemins de fer fédéraux suisses, Italian: Ferrovie federali svizzere) is the national railway company of Switzerland. I...
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Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership
Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership is World's first nuclear energy partnership centre at Bahadurgarh, Haryana India. This center will facilitate deliberation and discussions of international...
Gammator
A Gammator was a gamma irradiator made by the Radiation Machinery Corporation during the U.S. Atoms for Peace project of the 1950s and 1960s. The gammator was distributed by the "Atomic Energy Commiss...
Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy
Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy (PACT) is a programme created by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in 2004 to build upon the Agency’s experience in radiation medicine and technology...
TRIGA
TRIGA is a class of small nuclear reactor designed and manufactured by General Atomics. The design team for TRIGA, which included Edward Teller, was led by the physicist Freeman Dyson. Dyson says it m...
Aage Bohr
Aage Niels Bohr ([ˈɔːʊ̯ə ˌnels ˈboɐ̯ˀ]; 19 June 1922 – 9 September 2009) was a Danish nuclear physicist and Nobel laureate, and the son of the famous physicist and Nobel laureate Niels Bohr.
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Integrated Nuclear Fuel Cycle Information System
Integrated Nuclear Fuel Cycle Information System (iNFCIS) is a set of databases related to the nuclear fuel cycle maintained by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The main objective of iNF...
Member states of the International Atomic Energy Agency
The member states of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are those states which have joined the international organization that seeks to promote the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and to...
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International Atomic Energy Agency
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is an international organization that seeks to promote the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and to inhibit its use for any military purpose, including nucl...
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