Nuclear Power

High quality essays written by experts on nuclear energy are presented. Essays discuss the safety record and risk hazards related to nuclear power plants, the environmental benefits associated with nuclear energy, and societal fear of nuclear power. Key terms, definitions, and historical events are also discussed.

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NUCLEAR INFRASTRUCTURE QUESTIONED.

Power Engineering

Examines the nuclear infrastructure in the United States. Information on the trends in the construction of nuclear power plants in the country;... READ MORE »

Clearing the Air Of Nuclear Myths.

Insight on the News

Assesses the use of nuclear energy. Advantages of nuclear power; Reason for the efforts of investors to avoid nuclear power plant investments;... READ MORE »

Nuclear Power's New Promise and Peril.

World & I

Discusses the advantages and disadvantages of the utilization of nuclear power. Reasons for the emotional public reaction to nuclear power issues;... READ MORE »

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Our Nuclear World

Our Nuclear World

Newsweek (Pacific Edition)

The article presents data on nuclear reactors and nuclear power. READ MORE »

Nuclear Nightmare?

Nuclear Nightmare?

Science World (Teacher's Edition)

Provides information on nuclear power plants. READ MORE »

The Nuclear Power Bargain

The Nuclear Power Bargain

Issues in Science & Technology

Discusses the implications of the proliferation of nuclear power industry for international security. List of countries relying on nuclear power;... READ MORE »

COMMENTARY

COMMENTARY

Professional Engineering

Comments on the nuclear power in Great Britain. Contribution of nuclear power stations to the energy needs of the country; Decommissioning of nuclear... READ MORE »

symposium

symposium

Insight on the News

Presents opinion on the use of nuclear power. Amount of electricity produced by nuclear plants; Benefits of nuclear energy; Expensiveness of nuclear... READ MORE »

Early closure for nuclear vanguard

Early closure for nuclear vanguard

Utility Week

Reports the closure of the nuclear power plant of British Nuclear Fuels in March 2003. Reason for the closure; Information on the nuclear power... READ MORE »

Fallouts and fallouts: Nuclear power in Southeast Asia

Fallouts and fallouts: Nuclear power in Southeast Asia

Contemporary Southeast Asia: A Journal of International & Strate

Focuses on Southeast Asia as a market for nuclear power. Advocation of nuclear power by the nuclear industry; Discussion concerns surrounding nuclear... READ MORE »

Nuclear Power's New Promise and Peril

Nuclear Power's New Promise and Peril

World & I

Discusses the advantages and disadvantages of the utilization of nuclear power. Reasons for the emotional public reaction to nuclear power issues;... READ MORE »

Atoms unleashed

Atoms unleashed

New Scientist

Provides information on generation of electricity through nuclear energy. History of commercial nuclear power generation; Nuclear power reactors;... READ MORE »

Is nuclear power the answer to America's energy woes?

Is nuclear power the answer to America's energy woes?

Westchester County Business Journal

Focuses on the potential of nuclear power as a reliable electric power in the United States. Characterization of the nuclear energy; Issues on power... READ MORE »

Getting Hotter

Getting Hotter

ASEE Prism

The article discusses the efficiency of using nuclear fusion for nuclear power plant processes. READ MORE »

Iowa nuclear power fright

Iowa nuclear power fright

Corridor Business Journal

The author reflects on the nuclear power facilities and building of a nuclear reactor in Iowa. READ MORE »

Radiation risks

Radiation risks

BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition)

Discusses radiation risks from nuclear power plants. Public mistrust on nuclear power; Epidemiology of nuclear radiation exposures; Advantages and... READ MORE »

Clearing the Air Of Nuclear Myths

Clearing the Air Of Nuclear Myths

Insight on the News

Assesses the use of nuclear energy. Advantages of nuclear power; Reason for the efforts of investors to avoid nuclear power plant investments;... READ MORE »

Section 8. Nuclear Energy

Section 8. Nuclear Energy

Monthly Energy Review

Presents illustrations and information on nuclear power industry in September 1999. Nuclear power plant operations; Nuclear generating units;... READ MORE »

A technological dream turns into a nightmare

A technological dream turns into a nightmare

Management Today

Provides information on the danger of nuclear power. Cost of nuclear power; Lobbying by Nuclear Electric; Study on nuclear power by the Royal... READ MORE »

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