Experimental Breeder Reactor I: A retrospective

By Will Searight In the not-so-distant 20th century past, our planet was in an uncertain new-world order. The second of two major wars had dramatically reshaped the landscape of the Continue Reading →

RadioNuclear 22: HBO’s Chernobyl: A Setback or Opportunity?

By Doug Hardtmayer Episode 22 of RadioNuclear is now available. In this episode, we discuss the recent miniseries “Chernobyl”, which recently concluded on HBO. We debunk some of the more Continue Reading →

Nuclear Developments on the Water

by Will Davis Several news items have come in this week which have one common theme – nuclear energy operation on the water. CHINA’S ICEBREAKER PROGRAM APPEARS TO DIVERSIFY It’s Continue Reading →

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 →

Are the Tides Turning for Advanced U.S. Nuclear?

By Doug Hardtmayer Welcome to the New Year!  Even though I am on the road, there is just so much happening lately in nuclear I could not pass up the 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 →