Tuesday, March 29, 2011
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A radio interview with Dr. Kirk Smith, a professor of global environmental health at UC Berkeley, on the growing concerns over radiation exposure following the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
KCBS: In Depth: March 20, 2011
KCBS: In Depth: March 20, 2011
Saturday, March 19, 2011
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U.S. Nuclear Plants are Designed for Severe Natural Hazards
"We’ve gotten some questions about how U.S. nuclear power plants would fare when faced with severe natural hazards. To answer: NRC’s rigorous safety regulations ensure that U.S. nuclear facilities are designed to withstand tsunamis, earthquakes and other hazards. In addition to those plants in recognized earthquake zones, the NRC has been working with several agencies to assess recent seismic research for the central and eastern part of the country. That work continues to indicate U.S. plants will remain safe.
For more information on U.S. nuclear power plants and earthquakes, read our backgrounder on the subject here: http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/fact-sheets/fs-seismic-issues.html"Eliot Brenner Public Affairs Director
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The most interesting comment, IMO, by Bolden was the following:
"....it would not take us until 2030 to go to the Moon. If we decided that we wanted to go to the Moon and put humans there, you know that potentially could be done by the end of this present decade..." Charlie Bolden March 2, 2011
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References & Links 1. http://www.startech.net/ 2. Methanol production from Startech technology 3. Online brochure
Deploying Ocean Nuclear Energy Flotillas into International Waters for the Carbon Neutral Production of Synthetic Fuels, Industrial Chemicals, and FertilizersA rtist’s rendition of the Russian floating nuclear power plant “Akademik Lomonosov” (Credit: SevMashZevod ) by Marcel F. Williams ...
Notional MADV on the surface of Mars (Credit: Lockheed Martin) by Marcel F. Williams At the 68th International Astronautical Congress...
M ore than 2000 years ago, the Greek philosopher, Aristotle, referred to the elephant as "the beast which passeth all others in wit an...
Siting Ocean Nuclear Power Plants in Remote US Territorial Waters for the Carbon Neutral Production of Synfuels and Industrial ChemicalsUS island territorial waters most suitable for floating nuclear synplexes: Uninhabited islands: Jarvis Island, Palmyra Atoll ...
NASA OTV with single stage reusable lunar lander (credit NASA) by Marcel Williams In 2009, President Obama inherited an annua...
by Marcel F. Williams America has the best hospitals, physicians, nurses, and medical technicians in the world! Unfortunately, the US also...
The near side of the Moon by Marcel F. Williams A t the bottom of the world lies an icy continent larger than Europe-- but with only 5...