Scientists Turn Nuclear Waste Into Long-Lived Diamond Batteries
The diamonds are made from radioactive graphite and can generate a small electric current for thousands of years.
Nevada Is Site Of First-Ever Underground Nuclear Explosion - Sep 19, 1957
On this day in History, Nevada is site of first-ever underground nuclear explosion on Sep 19, 1957. Learn more about what happened today on History.
North Korea Conducts Fifth Nuclear Test, Claims It Has Made Warheads With ‘Higher Strike Power’
World leaders condemned North Korea's the test and said they would look for ways to punish Pyongyang.
The Most Radioactive Place in New York City - Documentaries
The story behind a radioactive site in Queens that may become New York City's next Superfund site.
Fukushima Man Returns to Radioactive Town and Saves the Pets | Life With Dogs
Everyday, the last man in Fukushima walks the town carrying food to feed his four-legged neighbors.
When We Tested Nuclear Bombs
Since the time of Trinity -- the first nuclear explosion in 1945 -- nearly 2,000 nuclear tests have been performed
Radioactive contamination
Radioactive contamination, also called radiological contamination, is the deposition of, or presence of radioactive substances on surfaces or within solids, liquids or gases (including the human body...
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Radioactive waste
Radioactive wastes are wastes that contain radioactive material. Radioactive wastes are usually by-products of nuclear power generation and other applications of nuclear fission or nuclear technology,...
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Nuclear weapons testing
Nuclear weapons tests are experiments carried out to determine the effectiveness, yield, and explosive capability of nuclear weapons. Throughout the 20th century, most nations that developed nuclear w...
Nuclear transmutation
Nuclear transmutation is the conversion of one chemical element or isotope into another. In other words, atoms of one element can be changed into atoms of another element by a process which occurs eit...
Project PACER
Project PACER, carried out at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in the mid-1970s, explored the possibility of a fusion power system that would involve exploding small hydrogen bombs (fusion bombs)...
Scientists Turn Nuclear Waste Into Long-Lived Diamond Batteries
The diamonds are made from radioactive graphite and can generate a small electric current for thousands of years.
Nevada Is Site Of First-Ever Underground Nuclear Explosion - Sep 19, 1957
On this day in History, Nevada is site of first-ever underground nuclear explosion on Sep 19, 1957. Learn more about what happened today on History.
BOMARC Missile Accident Site
74°26′34.56″W / 40.0345639°N 74.4429333°W / 40.0345639; -74.4429333The BOMARC Missile Accident Site ("BOMARC Site RW-01") is a 75 acres (30 ha) fenced-off radiological wa...
Goiânia accident
49°15′51″W / 16.6746°S 49.2641°W / -16.6746; -49.2641 (Instituto Goiano de Radioterapia) The Goiânia accident was a radioactive contamination accident that occurred on...
Goiânia accident - Wikipedia
Acerinox accident
The Acerinox accident was an incident of radioactive contamination in Cádiz (Spain). In May 1998, a caesium-137 source managed to pass through the monitoring equipment in an Acerinox scrap metal repro...
SAFSTOR
For nuclear power plants governed by the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, SAFSTOR (SAFe STORage) is one of the options for nuclear decommissioning of a shut down plant. During SAFSTOR the ...
Lucens reactor
Switzerland Nuclear power plants (view) Active plants Closed plantsThe Lucens reactor at Lucens, Vaud, Switzerland, was a small pilot nuclear reactor destroyed by an accident in 1969.In 1962...
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Actinides in the environment
Actinides in the environment refer to the sources, environmental behaviour and effects of actinides in Earth's environment. Environmental radioactivity is not limited solely to actinides; non-actinide...
Ocean disposal of radioactive waste
From 1946 through 1993, thirteen countries (fourteen, if the USSR and Russia are considered separately) used ocean disposal or ocean dumping as a method to dispose of nuclear/radioactive waste. The...
Ocean disposal of radioactive waste - Wikipedia
Deep geological repository
A deep geological repository is a nuclear waste repository excavated deep within a stable geologic environment (typically below 300 m or 1000 feet). It entails a combination of waste form, waste packa...
Deep geological repository - Wikipedia
Worldwide nuclear testing counts and summary
A nuclear weapons test is an attempt to cause one or more nuclear explosions in devices in a close proximity in space and time; the standard definition used in treaty language for the space/time requi...
Worldwide nuclear testing counts and summary - Wikipedia
Chernobyl disaster effects
The 1986 Chernobyl disaster triggered the release of substantial amounts of radioactivity into the atmosphere in the form of both particulate and gaseous radioisotopes. It is one of the most significa...
Chernobyl disaster effects - Wikipedia
List of nuclear waste treatment technologies
The following are most of the different possible methods of treating and disposing of nuclear waste:
List of nuclear waste treatment technologies - Wikipedia
Arkansas Nuclear One
Arkansas Nuclear One (ANO) is a two-unit pressurized water reactor nuclear power plant located on Lake Dardanelle just outside Russellville, Arkansas. It is the only nuclear power plant in Arkansas.It...
Arkansas Nuclear One - Wikipedia