“Nuclear Medicine” – National Nuclear Science Week, Day 5 (October 24)

The fifth and final day of Nuclear Science Week is all about Nuclear Medicine. Have you ever experienced a procedure at a hospital that employed radiation? Did you know that Continue Reading →

“Nuclear Safety” – National Nuclear Science Week, Day 4 (October 23)

Day 4 of the annual National Nuclear Science week is all about Nuclear Safety. The use of either fission of atoms, or decay of radioisotopes to benefit man (whether that Continue Reading →

“Nuclear Energy” – National Nuclear Science Week, Day 3 (October 22)

The third day of National Nuclear Science Week is focused upon the production of energy by nuclear means—and that means energy that can do work for man. Electric power, steam Continue Reading →

“Get to Know Nuclear” – National Nuclear Science Week 2014, Day One

Monday, October 20, marks the first official day of National Nuclear Science Week—a week long, annual coordinated educational event that promotes nuclear science and technology. Five years ago the Smithsonian Continue Reading →