Nuclear Explosions for the National Economy
Nuclear Explosions for the National Economy (sometimes referred to as Program #7), was a Soviet program to investigate peaceful nuclear explosions (PNEs). It was analogous to the US program Operation...
Daigo Fukuryū Maru
Daigo Fukuryū Maru (第五福龍丸, S.S. Lucky Dragon 5) was a Japanese tuna fishing boat, with a crew of 23 men, which was exposed to and contaminated by nuclear fallout from the United States' Castle Bra...
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Tokaimura nuclear accident
140°33′13.24″E / 36.4797222°N 140.5536778°E / 36.4797222; 140.5536778Location of the Tokaimura nuclear accidentThere have been two Tokaimura nuclear accidents at the nuclear f...
European Nuclear Energy Tribunal
The European Nuclear Energy Tribunal (ENET) is an international tribunal, established 1 January 1960, that operates under the auspices of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OE...
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Nuclear Liability Act
The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act, 2010 or Nuclear Liability Act is a highly debated and controversial Act which was passed by both houses of Indian parliament. The Act aims to provide a civ...
National Research Universal reactor
77°21′52.12″W / 46.0543139°N 77.3644778°W / 46.0543139; -77.3644778The National Research Universal (NRU) reactor is a 135 MWt nuclear research reactor built in the Chalk River...
Contract adjustment board
In government contracting, a Contract Adjustment Board is a department board at the Secretariat level which deals with disputes and requests for extraordinary relief under Public Law 85-804 of Aug. 28...
Lenin (nuclear icebreaker)
Lenin (Russian: Ленин) is a decommissioned Soviet nuclear-powered icebreaker. Launched in 1957, she was both the world's first nuclear-powered surface ship and the first nuclear-powered civilian v...
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Nuclear entombment
Entombment (also referred to as safe enclosure) of a nuclear reactor is a method of nuclear decommissioning in which radioactive contaminants are encased in a structurally long-lived material, such as...
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Fizzle (nuclear test)
In nuclear weapons, a fizzle occurs when the testing of a nuclear bomb grossly fails to meet its expected yield. The reason(s) for the failure can be linked to improper bomb design, poor construction...
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Kyshtym disaster
The Kyshtym disaster was a radiological contamination accident that occurred on 29 September 1957 at Mayak, a plutonium production site for nuclear weapons and nuclear fuel reprocessing plant in the S...
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Chernobyl disaster
The Chernobyl disaster (Ukrainian: Чорнобильська катастрофа, Chornobylska Katastrofa – Chornobyl Catastrophe; also referred to as Chernobyl or the Chornobyl accident) was a catastrophic nuclear a...
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Nuclear Liabilities Fund
The Nuclear Liabilities Fund (formerly the Nuclear Generation Decommissioning Fund) is a fund of the UK Government to provide arrangements for funding certain long-term costs for the decommissioning o...
Nuclear decommissioning
Nuclear decommissioning is the process whereby a nuclear power plant site is dismantled to the point that it no longer requires measures for radiation protection. The presence of radioactive material ...
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Nuclear explosion
The Greenhouse George test early fireball.A nuclear explosion is an explosion that occurs as a result of the rapid release of energy from a high-speed nuclear reaction. The driving reaction may be n...
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Demon core
The demon core was a 6.2-kilogram (14 lb; 1 st), 3.5-inch-diameter (89 mm) subcritical mass of plutonium which went briefly critical in two separate accidents at the Los Alamos laborato...
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Nuclear exclusion clause
The nuclear exclusion clause is a clause which excludes damage caused by nuclear and radiation accidents from regular insurance policies of, for example, home owners. As operators of nuclear power pla...
Paris Convention on Third Party Liability in the Field of Nuclear Energy
The Paris Convention on Third Party Liability in the Field of Nuclear Energy is a 1960 OECD Convention on liability and compensation for damage caused by accidents occurring while producing nuclear en...
List of nuclear reactors
This List of nuclear reactors is an annotated list of all the nuclear reactors in the world, sorted by country, with operational status. The list includes military, commercial and research reactors, e...
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Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage
The Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage is a 1963 treaty that governs issues of liability in cases of nuclear accident.It was concluded at Vienna on 21 May 1963 and entered into fo...
Legal channeling
Legal channeling is the act of legally making one entity responsible for an event, and thereby dismissing other parties from liability for an event.For example; the third part liability for nuclear po...