President Signs Pro-Nuclear Legislation

By Dr. James Conca Two bipartisan pieces of legislation modernizing America’s nuclear future have recently become law. It’s still a long way from pushing nuclear builds the way we need Continue Reading →

2019 – A Wish List in Nuclear Energy

by Will Davis Welcome to 2019!  I hope everyone who took a break enjoyed it. For those who didn’t, why didn’t you?  Initially, I had thoughts of trying to separate Continue Reading →

Looking Back: A Brief History of CONTE

By Dr. Jane LeClair The accident that occurred at Three Mile Island on March 28, 1979, brought about many changes to the nuclear industry. Among the changes was the industry Continue Reading →

EBR-1 in Photos

by Will Davis December 20, 1951 marks an important date in the history of nuclear power; it’s the date on which the first useful electric power was generated by atomic Continue Reading →

Listen: ANS Member Dr. Christopher Morrison on Space Radiation & More

ANS member Dr. Christopher Morrison was a recent guest on The Space Show. Dr. Morrison covered space radiation, lifetime radiation limitations, legal limits, rodent GCR and radiation experimentation, terrestrial radiation simulations, space Continue Reading →

The Mother of Radiation: Marie Curie

By Kaitlyn Butler The start of Marie Curie’s story isn’t like most of the other scientists that  had made a name for themselves throughout history, mostly because she was a Continue Reading →

Nuclear Medicine Radiates Hope For Patients

By Emma Meyers As a fourth year nursing student working in Chicago area hospitals, I deal with nuclear medicine quite often. The term “nuclear medicine” can sound disconcerting, but when Continue Reading →