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Jun 3, 2022

Angela Sheffield — AI For Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation — National Nuclear Security Admin (NNSA)

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AI For Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation — Angela Sheffield, Senior Program Manager, National Nuclear Security Administration, U.S. Department of Energy.

Angela Sheffield is a graduate student and Space Industry fellow at the National Defense University’s Eisenhower School. She is on detail from the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), where she serves as the Senior Program Manager for AI for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation Research and Development.

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May 30, 2022

Bottling the sun

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A recent experiment showed this virtually limitless form of clean power is possible on Earth. Now, one of the most complex energy projects in history aims to make nuclear fusion a reality for the whole planet.

May 25, 2022

Scientists Turn Nuclear Waste Into Diamond Batteries Lasting 1,000’s of Years

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Nuclear power is considered a clean energy source because it has zero carbon dioxide emissions; yet, it produces massive amount of waste.

May 22, 2022


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Today is the opening of The CAPT.(DR.) IDAHOSA WELLS OKUNBO STEM AND INNOVATION CENTER in the rural area of Iyara, warri, delta state, Nigeria.aa.

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May 21, 2022

How Logs of Fruit Pulp Replace Firewood and Charcoal | World Wide Waste

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Traditional Argentine barbecues date back to the 16th century. One inventor created a new twist on the custom, turning discarded fruit from cider production into logs that can replace firewood and charcoal.

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May 17, 2022

A new law unchains fusion energy

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Physicists at EPFL, within a large European collaboration, have revised one of the fundamental laws that has been foundational to plasma and fusion research for over three decades, even governing the design of megaprojects like ITER. The update shows that we can actually safely use more hydrogen fuel in fusion reactors, and therefore obtain more energy than previously thought.

Fusion is one of the most promising sources of future energy. It involves two atomic nuclei combining into one, thereby releasing enormous amounts of energy. In fact, we experience every day: the sun’s warmth comes from fusing into heavier helium atoms.

There is currently an international fusion research megaproject called ITER, which aims to replicate the fusion processes of the sun to create energy on the Earth. Its aim is the creation of high temperature plasma that provides the right environment for fusion to occur, producing energy.

May 11, 2022

MIT joins a major startup backed by Bill Gates to build a viable fusion machine

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May 9, 2022

#OnThisDay in 1944, the

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50-milliwatt Water Boiler reactor went critical at Los Alamos National Laboratory. It held about 20 ounces of uranium dissolved in a water-filled, 12-inch sphere. It was the first nuclear reactor to use enriched uranium, and the first critical assembly built at the lab.

May 9, 2022

Scientists Discover Unexplained Abundance of Rare Nuclear Fusion Fuel on Earth

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Helium-3, a potential source of limitless clean energy, may be ten times more common on our planet than previously thought, reports a new study.

May 6, 2022

A new system could generate usable oxygen and fuel from lunar soil

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Performed by Moxie — the Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource Utilization Experiment — the strategy definitely incited hope for extraterrestrial survival. Future human missions could take versions of Moxie to Mars instead of carrying oxygen from Earth to sustain them.

But, Moxie is powered by a nuclear battery onboard.

“In the near future, we will see the crewed spaceflight industry developing rapidly,” said Yingfang Yao, a material scientist at Nanjing University.

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