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With nearly 11,000 readers throughout 54 countries, Nuclear News is recognized worldwide as the flagship trade publication for the nuclear field. News reports cover plant operations, maintenance and security; policy and legislation; international developments; waste management and fuel; and business and contract award news. The magazine has been published by the American Nuclear Society since 1959.

Nuclear News is widely respected throughout the nuclear community. Read testimonials from industry leaders and learn more about the magazine's history here.

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Featured Articles

The Nuclear News Interview

Steven Biegalski: NEDHO’s role in nuclear engineering education



The Nuclear Engineering Department Heads Organization provides a forum for addressing issues affecting nuclear engineering programs at U.S. colleges and universities... (More - unlocked content)




Recent changes to ABET accreditation criteria


In its ongoing effort to keep its criteria relevant, ABET has revised its student outcome and curriculum requirements... (More - members-only content)

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A Simple, Revolutionary Approach to Waste Packaging

Sponsored by: Central Research Laboratories*

Bag-out operations can pose many issues to the TRU waste handling and disposal process. Among these are operator and facility safety, operational time, excess waste volume, and increased shipping costs to a waste repository... (More - unlocked article)


Tracking the impact of plastics pollution on marine life


Scientists at the International Atomic Energy Agency’s ocean labs are using nuclear science to better understand the threat of microplastics... (More - members-only content)

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Nuclear technology enables space power systems


Nuclear experts across the nation contribute to NASA's vision: to discover and expand knowledge for the benefit of humanity... (More - unlocked article)


The Nuclear News Interview 

Clark, Geeson, and Hanrahan: The new Plutonium Handbook



An international editorial board defined topics and recommended authors, and eventually, 215 authors from 13 countries produced more than 3,700 pages in seven volumes... (More - unlocked article)



Design Tips and Considerations for a Successful Nuclear Lead Pour

Sponsored by: MarShield*

The Nuclear industry often requires large radiation shields made primarily from lead. One common method is to pour lead into a steel fabrication. The metal shell protects the lead in a durable casing that holds up better over time. This also ensures that any risk of lead exposure is minimized as the lead is sealed in an outer casing... (More - unlocked article)


25th Annual Vendor/Contractor Profile Special Section

Debuting in 1995, the August vendor/contractor special section features ads plus "advertorial" information, offering advertisers the opportunity to get the word out regarding who they are, what they do, and what they have to offer nuclear utilities and nuclear related facilities... (More - unlocked article)


*Sponsored Content articles are provided by advertisers - they are not created, selected nor endorsed by the American Nuclear Society. To contribute Sponsored Content, please contact your regional sales representative or the ANS Advertising Department.

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