Anniversary Observations

By Alan Medsker The seismic event was huge and was felt all over the world.  With a moment magnitude of over 9.0, the earthquake and was the fourth largest ever 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 →

Today in History: Einstein Presented World with Famous Equation in Physics

By Vedant Mehta Albert Einstein is one of the most well-known physicists throughout history. Among other things, he is also known for formulating the world-famous equation E=mc2, the equation that Continue Reading →

Nuclear Plant Construction Delay and Cost 3

by Will Davis The year 1971 saw a continuation of the general trend of rising capital costs for all types of power plants, described by the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission Continue Reading →

National Nuclear Science Week 2018 Kicks Off

This week is National Nuclear Science Week – an exciting week of learning, teaching and interacting on all things nuclear-related.  (You can read about the history of National Nuclear Science Continue Reading →