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With nearly 11,000 readers throughout 58 countries, Nuclear News is recognized worldwide as the flagship trade publication for the nuclear field. News reports cover plant operations, maintenance, security, international developments, waste management, fuel, and industry. The magazine has been published by the American Nuclear Society since 1959.

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The Nuclear News Interview

Ann Winters: On the 100th anniversary of Wilkinson’s birth

The author of a recent biography of Vice Admiral Dennis Wilkinson, the first commanding officer of the first nuclear-powered submarine, shares her recollections of him over their 33-year friendship... (More)

The Nuclear News Interview

Nichita: On Problems in Elementary Reactor Physics, with Solutions

This book is a collection of problems intended primarily for undergraduate students studying reactor physics and for those interested in reviewing fundamental reactor physics concepts... (More)

Protecting Nuclear Reactor Cooling Pump Face Seals from Electrostatic Erosion and Electrochemical Corrosion

Sponsored by: Electro Static Technology*

Mechanical end face seals for nuclear reactor recirculation pumps (RRPs) and reactor coolant pumps (RCPs) are critical components in preventing the escape of radiation from reactor primary cooling systems.

But stray voltages can build up on RRP/RCP motor shafts and lead to currents which electrically erode face seals... (More)

John Kelly: From Motor City to the Capital City

Having specialized in nuclear safety, the 64th president of the American Nuclear Society has long advocated for advancing the country’s nuclear technologies... (More)

The Nuclear News Interview

Enhancing equipment reliability

A team from Exelon Corporation won this year’s Best-of-the-Best TIP Award for a program to inspect and test spare parts prior to installation at the plants... (More)

Meeting the moly-99 challenge

In the race to create a stable supply of the important medical radioisotope molybdenum-99, several private companies are leading the way... (More)

24th Annual Vendor/Contractor Profile Special Section

This special advertising section features 45 companies and a wealth of information on the various aspects of nuclear they cover, including instrumentation and controls, parts obsolescence and reverse engineering, fire protection systems, decommissioning and waste management services, cranes and rigging, inspection equipment, and maintenance services... (More)

In the News

Policy & Legislation - House passes bill to amend Nuclear Waste Policy Act

An overwhelming vote in favor of H.R. 3053 to proceed with work on a repository at Yucca Mountain in Nevada doesn’t guarantee that the Senate will be so supportive. (More)

Isotopes & Radiation -  Alliance formed to promote isotope production

A number of private and public organizations have banded together in order to ensure that Canada remains a leader in radioisotope production. (More)

DOE & NRC Budgets - FY 2019 budget request released

As with FY 2018, the fate of this latest budget request is uncertain, as President Trump once again makes cuts to popular programs while expanding spending in others. (More)

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