ANS is committed to advancing, fostering, and promoting the development and application of nuclear sciences and technologies to benefit society.
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The division's objectives are to promote the advancement of knowledge and understanding of the fundamental physical phenomena characterizing nuclear reactors and other nuclear systems. The division encourages research and disseminates information through meetings and publications. Areas of technical interest include nuclear data, particle interactions and transport, reactor and nuclear systems analysis, methods, design, validation and operating experience and standards. The Wigner Award heads the awards program.
2021 ANS Virtual Annual Meeting
June 14–16, 2021
The Standards Committee is responsible for the development and maintenance of voluntary consensus standards that address the design, analysis, and operation of components, systems, and facilities related to the application of nuclear science and technology. Find out What’s New, check out the Standards Store, or Get Involved today!
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Join ANS for a virtual field trip into outer space
Help ANS celebrate the launch of our newest virtual field trip, “Nuclear Frontiers: Powering Possibility,” which explores the amazing ways that nuclear science is fueling earthly innovation and deep space exploration. The video is part of the Society’s Navigating Nuclear: Energizing Our World program, which has reached more than 1.5 million K-12 students.
Register now for this special event, to be held on Wednesday, May 19, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. (EDT).
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The South Texas Project Electric Generating Station is one of the newest and largest nuclear power facilities in the nation. The two-unit facility safely produces affordable, carbon-free electricity for over two million Texas homes, and celebrated 30 years of commercial operation in 2018. STP Nuclear Operating Company employs nearly 1200 employees, with a company culture and core values focused on safety, integrity, teamwork and excellence.