Citations with the tag: URANIUM
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- Some of our uranium is still missing...
Milne, R. // New Scientist; 2/1/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1806, p17
Reports that three kilograms of enriched uranium is still missing from the Dounreay reprocessing plant in Great Britain. Just under eight kilograms have been found; Reprocessing line will be shut down in an attempt to find the remaining uranium;Ruled out that it had been stolen.
- Nuclear company warned over uranium records.
Milne, R. // New Scientist; 3/14/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1812, p11
Reveals that two kilograms of uranium missing from the Dounreay reprocessing plant in Scotland is still unaccounted for. The loss of over ten kilograms reported in early December; Eight kilograms discharged as waste; Other problem at Dounreay.
- How uranium sellers enrich their lives.
Charles, Dan // New Scientist; 9/5/92, Vol. 135 Issue 1837, p4
Reports that the General Accounting Office (GAO) has released a fact sheet listing occasions of profligate behavior among those who market the United States uranium. The US faces increasingly difficult competition in the enriched uranium market; Findings of the GAO; Department of Energy is the...
- Still glowing.
Arkin, William M. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Sep/Oct1997, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p64
Presents information about depleted uranium (DU). Campaigns against the DU: Military advantages of the depleted uranium; Implications of the Gulf War on the issue concerning DU.
- WE DON'T WANT TO HEAR ABOUT IT DEPARTMENT.
Arkin, William M. // New Yorker; 8/7/1978, Vol. 54 Issue 25, p67
An excerpt from the Mexico City news concerning the production of uranium is presented.
- European Intelligence Suggests Iraq Sought Uranium in Niger.
Huband, Mark // Human Events; 7/5/2004, Vol. 60 Issue 23, p1
Reprints the article "European Intelligence Suggests Iraq Sought Uranium in Niger," which appeared in the June 28, 2004 issue of the "Financial Times" newspaper of London, England.
- Report: Iran demands return of uranium from destroyed Syrian reactor.
Huband, Mark // Geo-Strategy Direct; 11/18/2009, p1
The article focuses on Iran's demand to Syria, to return substantial shipments of uranium, after the destruction of a nuclear program at the Al Kibar nuclear facility.
- Uranium seizures heighten terrorism concerns.
Hughes, David // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 4/3/1995, Vol. 142 Issue 14, p63
Reports on the implications of the seizure of highly enriched uranium in the Czech Republic in 1994 and other incidents of smuggling of weapons-grade material. Possible development of a black market; Renewal of concerns about nuclear terrorism; United States Energy Department's support of the...
- Problems in Hungary.
Rich, V. // Nature; 7/13/1989, Vol. 340 Issue 6229, p89
Reports on trouble in Hungary's uranium industry with the inevitable closure of the country's only uranium mine. Cost; Agreement with Soviet Union.
- Microbial reduction of uranium.
Lovley, D.R.; Phillips, E.J.P. // Nature; 4/4/1991, Vol. 350 Issue 6317, p413
Reports that dissimilatory Fe(III)-reducing microorganisms can obtain energy for growth by electron transport to the soluble, oxidized form of uranium. This novel form of microbial metabolism can be much faster than commonly cited a biological mechanisms for uranium reduction.
- Dounreay loses uranium.
Aldhous, P. // Nature; 12/12/1991, Vol. 354 Issue 6353, p422
Reveals that one of the two nuclear waste reprocessing facilities at the UK Atomic Energy Authority (AEA) plant in Dounrey, Scotland, has been closed after plant managers discovered that they cannot account for approximately 10kg of enriched uranium. Possible accounting error; Enriched uranium...
- Wyoming's uranium production increase.
Aldhous, P. // Engineering & Mining Journal (00958948); Jul96, Vol. 197 Issue 7, p16J
Focuses on the increase of uranium production in Wyoming. Uranium prices since March 1995; Factors contributing to the rise of prices; Worldwide demand for uranium.
Pool, Thomas C. // Engineering & Mining Journal (00958948); Mar1999, Vol. 200 Issue 3, p56
Reports on developments related to uranium industry as of March 1999. Background on the market; Decline in uranium prices; Production and consumption levels; Factors affecting the market.
Pool, Thomas C. // Engineering & Mining Journal (00958948); Mar1998, Vol. 199 Issue 3, p68
Assesses the state of the uranium market in 1997. Decline in prices; Impetus for a series of new entries onto the uranium scene; Consumption volume; Conversion of highly enriched uranium (HEU) from nuclear weapons; Antidumping import quotas established by both the United States and the European...
- Doubts raised about Iran's nuclear-fuel cycle; Enriched uranium may have come from China.
Pool, Thomas C. // Geo-Strategy Direct; 6/21/2006, p1
The article reports on the doubts raised by analysts about Iran's nuclear-fuel cycle and its limited capability to enrich uranium. Most of the Iranian claims concerning an indigenous uranium enrichment program are exaggerated, the analysts said. On June 8, 2006, the International Atomic Energy...
- Massive programs, meager results.
Albright, David; Kelley, Robert // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Nov/Dec1995, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p56
Features various uranium enrichment programs developed in Iraq. Acceleration of the gas centrifuge program; Features of the electromagnetic isotope separation (EMIS) program; Revealing the details of the EMIS; Uranium produced by the three 1000-series separators; Providing information on the...
- Wyoming uranium production.
Albright, David; Kelley, Robert // Engineering & Mining Journal (00958948); Dec93, Vol. 194 Issue 12, p16H
Reports on the state of the uranium industry in Wyoming for 1993. Decrease in production; Decrease in the number of workers; Majority of workers in cleanup operations; Factors for the decrease in production; Use of cheaper mining methods; Doubts about expansion plans.
Pool, Thomas C. // Engineering & Mining Journal (00958948); Mar1995, Vol. 196 Issue 3, p78
Provides information on the uranium industry in 1994. Military and civilian inventories; Worldwide consumption; Anti-dumping concerns; Markets and prices; Uranium production; Outlook for the industry.
Pool, Thomas C. // Engineering & Mining Journal (00958948); Mar1996, Vol. 197 Issue 3, p27WW
Focuses on the effect of supply and demand on the uranium production in various countries. Information on the mining of uranium in Northern Saskatchewan, Canada; Agreement by United States to purchase Highly enriched uranium (HEU) in Russia weapons; Production of uranium.
- Uranium 1995: Resources, production, and demand.
Pool, Thomas C. // Engineering & Mining Journal (00958948); Oct96, Vol. 197 Issue 10, p65
Focuses on uranium industry. Reductions in world uranium industry; Decline in market prices; Drawdowns in world inventory; Uncertainty caused by political decisions; Uranium production; Political and economic reorganization of Eastern Europe.
Pool, Thomas C. // Engineering & Mining Journal (00958948); Mar1997, Vol. 198 Issue 3, p41WW
Presents an overview of the uranium industry worldwide for 1997 using industry data from 1992 to early 1997. Increase in uranium prices; Legislation in 1996 that have positive impact on the industry; Quotas for uranium in the United States and in the European Union; World uranium producers in...
- Influence of the conditions of formation on the structure and phase composition of subsurface layers of uranium coated with the high-temperature oxide.
Voronov, S. A.; Goncharov, I. D.; Kashin, A. Yu.; Skasyrskaya, N. N.; Tukmakov, V. P. // Technical Physics Letters; Jun98, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p414
It is established by x-ray structure analysis that the oxide film formed on the surface of uranium during oxidation by dry oxygen at pressures of 0.1-0.001 Pa and temperatures of 500-700 �C for several hours consists of UO[sub 2] with U[sub 4]O[sub 9] inclusions. Near the surface of the...
- Uranium Mining.
Voronov, S. A.; Goncharov, I. D.; Kashin, A. Yu.; Skasyrskaya, N. N.; Tukmakov, V. P. // National Wildlife; Apr/May84, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p35
Reports on the National Wildlife Federation and the South Dakota Wildlife Federation's filing of an administrative appeal with the U.S. Forest Service, challenging the adequacy of a plan for uranium development in the Black Hills National Forest.
- Uranium industry sees gains in 1995.
Chambers, Ann // Power Engineering; Jul96, Vol. 100 Issue 7, p13
Reports that the uranium industry in the United States showed gains in uranium production and employment in 1995. Market activities; Pricing.
- U.S. uranium industry continues turnaround.
Chambers, Ann // Power Engineering; Aug97, Vol. 101 Issue 8, p11
Focuses on the performance of the United States uranium industry for 1996. Domestic uranium concentrate production; Uranium mine production; Estimated volume of uranium delivered to United States utilities.
- Hanau back in operation.
Chambers, Ann // Modern Power Systems; Feb94, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p7
Reports on the re-operation of the uranium fuel element fabrication section of the Siemens fuel element factory at Hanau, Germany. Reason for stopping production at the factory.
- In the beginning was uranium...
Chambers, Ann // New Scientist; 10/24/92, Vol. 136 Issue 1844, p30
Recounts how captured German scientists in the Soviet Union devised a technology in the late 1940s that is still the most efficient and well-proven way to obtain uranium-235, a rare isotope of uranium that is at the core of nuclear reactors and the atomic bomb. Gernot Zippe invented the gas...
- REE/trace element characteristics of sandstone-type uranium deposits in the Ordos Basin.
Ling, Mingxing; Yang, Xiaoyong; Sun, Wei; Miao, Jianyu; Liu, Chiyang // Chinese Journal of Geochemistry; 2007, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p214
A correction to the article "REE/Trace Element Characteristics of Sandstone-Type Uranium Deposits in the Ordos Basin" is presented.
- Dynamic Properties of Shock Loaded Thin Uranium Foils.
Robbins, David L.; Kelly, Ann M.; Alexander, David J.; Hanrahan, Robert J.; Snow, Ronny C.; Gehr, Russell J.; Rupp, Ted D.; Sheffield, Stephen A.; Stahl, David B. // AIP Conference Proceedings; 2002, Vol. 620 Issue 1, p499
A series of spall experiments has been completed with thin depleted uranium targets, nominally 0.1 mm thick. The first set of uranium spall targets was cut and ground to final thickness from electro-refined, high-purity, cast uranium. The second set was rolled to final thickness from low purity...
- The Ab-Initio Study of Structural Stability of Uranium.
Kutepov, Andrey; Kutepova, Svetlana // AIP Conference Proceedings; 2002, Vol. 620 Issue 1, p245
The completely relativistic variant of a full-potential linear augmented plane wave method supplemented by basis of local functions (FRLAPW+LO) was used to search for the stable structure of uranium up to pressures of 5 Mbar. At each volume the optimization of all three free parameters of...
- Caring for Medically Unexplained Physical Symptoms after Toxic Environmental Exposures: Effects of Contested Causation.
Engel Jr., Charles C.; Adkins, Joyce A.; Cowan, David N. // Environmental Health Perspectives Supplements; Aug2002 Supplement 4, Vol. 110, p641
Medically unexplained physical symptoms (MUPS) are persistent idiopathic symptoms that drive patients to seek medical care. MUPS syndromes include chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia syndrome, and multiple chemical sensitivities. When MUPS occur after an environmental exposure or injury, an...
- YOU'VE GOT MAIL!
Engel Jr., Charles C.; Adkins, Joyce A.; Cowan, David N. // Odyssey; Mar2009, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p47
The article presents information on several articles that were published in previous issue of the periodical "Odyssey," including an article on uranium in the February 2008 issue, and another article on a memory experiment in the May/June 2008 issue.
- U.S., Russia bargain for enriched uranium.
Hughes, David // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 1/11/93, Vol. 138 Issue 2, p28
Reveals that the US Energy Dept. is hammering out a contract with Russian negotiators for the US purchase of 500 metric tons of highly enriched uranium from former Soviet weapons for $5-10 billion. The idea is to remove the weapons grade highly enriched uranium from circulation and save the...
- Help Russia bottle up its nuclear genie.
Hughes, David // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 2/1/93, Vol. 138 Issue 5, p64
Editorial. Recommends the US buy 500 tons of highly enriched uranium from the Russian federation and accelerate all other efforts to help the government there secure, dismantle and dispose of nuclear weapons and fissile material. Limiting the danger these weapons could be smuggled across...
- NATURAL CONTAINMENT.
Hughes, David // Science Teacher; May2001, Vol. 68 Issue 5, p18
Details the importance of the natural containment system at uranium deposits found in Coles Hill, Virginia. Value as a natural laboratory; Analog for uranium-contaminated sites and nuclear waste repositories; Absence of considerable leakage to the surroundings; Impact of the abundance of...
- Uranium and Plutonium in Hair as an Indicator of Body Burden in Miceof Different Age and Sex
Wilson, D. J.; Bentley, K. W.; Dixon, R. J.; Wyatt, J. H. // Bulletin of Environmental Contamination & Toxicology; Jun1982, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p691
No abstract available.
- Depleted uranium -- a necessary evil?
Wilson, D. J.; Bentley, K. W.; Dixon, R. J.; Wyatt, J. H. // Defense Monitor; 1999, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p1
Focuses on the debate over the threat posed by depleted uranium to human health.
- Erratum: Vibronic intensity parametrization for the UCl2-6 complex in crystals [J. Chem. Phys. 78, 79 (1983)][ATOTHER]@f[/ATOTHER]
Satten, R. A.; Schreiber, C. L.; Wong, E. Y. // Journal of Chemical Physics; 1/1/1985, Vol. 82 Issue 1, p598
Presents an erratum of an article on vibronic intensity parametrization for the uranium hexachloride ion complex in crystals.
- On the photodissociation of uranium hexafluoride in the B band.
Menghini, M.; Morales, P.; Dore, P.; Schisano, M. I. // Journal of Chemical Physics; 6/1/1986, Vol. 84 Issue 11, p6521
The rate of photodissociation of uranium hexafluoride is measured for the first time as a function of wavelength in the B band. The experimental technique used tests the collision-free behavior and, with the addition of a buffer gas, the collisional effects on molecular relaxation. In both...
- Iraq blames Gulf war bombing for increase in child cancers.
Ciment, James // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 12/12/98, Vol. 317 Issue 7173, p1612
Reports that the Iraqi health officials have claimed that depleted uranium weapons used by the American and the British military during the Gulf war may be to blame for an increase in the number of cancer cases in the southern part of the country. Uses of depleted uranium; Comments from Health...
Ciment, James // Fortune; 4/14/2008, Vol. 157 Issue 7, p23
A correction is presented to the article "Hot Metal" published in the March 31, 2008 issue.
- Quantitative analysis of UH[sub 3] in U metal and UO[sub 2] matrices by neutron vibrational spectroscopy.
Glagolenko, I.Y.; Carney, K.P.; Kern, S.; Goremychkin, E.A.; Udovic, T.J.; Copley, J.R.D.; Cook, J.C. // Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing; Dec2002 Supplement, Vol. 74 Issue 6, ps1397
The ignition of UH[sub 3] has resulted in uranium fires. Neutron spectroscopy is proposed to quantify UH[sub 3] in fuel at risk. Spectra of UH[sub 3] in UO[sub 2] and U metal were obtained using two instruments at Argonne National Laboratory and two instruments at the National Institute of...
- Cashing in on change.
Clausen, Lisa // Time International (South Pacific Edition); 11/04/96, Issue 45, p65
Reports on the state of Australia's uranium mining industry in 1996. The increase use of uranium for energy production; The largest known reserves of uranium being in Australia; The deregulation of mining limits.
Clausen, Lisa // Nature; 4/8/2010, Vol. 464 Issue 7290, p833
A correction to the article "Stop laser uranium enrichment," is presented.
- Quiet Americans.
Stanglin, Douglas; Barone, Michael // U.S. News & World Report; 3/18/96, Vol. 120 Issue 11, p27
Informs that the United States is quietly negotiating a transfer of highly enriched uranium from Georgia, a former Soviet Republic, to a more secure facility in Russia. The goal being to pre-empt the possible theft or sale of the material, particularly to Iran; The suspicion that Tehran is...
- On the infrared-active overtones n?3 of uranium hexafluoride.
van der Merwe, P. du T. // Journal of Chemical Physics; 10/1/1993, Vol. 99 Issue 7, p5030
A perspective is provided of the infrared-active fundamental mode ?3 and the band structure of its overtones relevant for uranium hexafluoride. The treatment is based on nonlinear (Morse-type) creation and annihilation operators. The spectrum generating algebra provides ready access to...
- Can Time Reversal be tested in ternary fission?
Go�nnenwein, F.; Jesinger, P.; Ko�tzle, A.; Mutterer, M.; von Kalben, J.; Trzaska, W. H.; Petrov, G. A.; Gagarski, A. M.; Danilyan, G.; Pavlov, V. S.; Nesvizhevsky, V.; Zimmer, O. // AIP Conference Proceedings; 2000, Vol. 529 Issue 1, p577
Ternary fission of [sup 233]U and [sup 235]U induced by cold polarized neutrons has been investigated. Several correlations between neutron spin and the momenta of fission fragments and ternary particles were analyzed. These correlations are probing time reversal invariance, parity...
- Uranium drums sound alarm for nuclear store.
Kiernan, Vincent // New Scientist; 10/15/94, Vol. 144 Issue 1947, p11
Reports on the unsafe practices in storing uranium at the Y-12 plant in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Danger in placing drums of enriched uranium from dismantled weapons too close together; Shutdown of the nuclear store until the retraining of workers.
- Radioactive Dating of Stars.
Tytell, David // Sky & Telescope; May2001, Vol. 101 Issue 5, p23
Reports that a team of astronomers led by Roger Cayrel of the Paris Observatory has detected uranium in CS 31082-001, an ancient star in the Milky Way's halo.
- Just Say Nuke.
HORWATH, JUSTIN // Santa Fe Reporter; 10/10/2012, Vol. 39 Issue 41, p12
The article discusses the federal approval of a uranium de-conversion plant near Hobbs in New Mexico.