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Nuclear Criticality Safety
NCSD provides communication among nuclear criticality safety professionals through the development of standards, the evolution of training methods and materials, the presentation of technical data and procedures, and the creation of specialty publications. In these ways, the division furthers the exchange of technical information on nuclear criticality safety with the ultimate goal of promoting the safe handling of fissionable materials outside reactors.
Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2023)
February 6–9, 2023
Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Resort
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CP-1 at 80: The legacy of CP-1—and the scientist who created its neutron activity detector
Nuclear Newswire is back with the final #ThrowbackThursday post honoring the 80th anniversary of Chicago Pile-1 with offerings from past issues of Nuclear News. On November 17, we took a look at the lead-up to the first controlled nuclear chain reaction and on December 1, the events of December 2, 1942, the day a self-sustaining nuclear fission reaction was created and controlled inside a pile of graphite and uranium assembled on a squash court at the University of Chicago’s Stagg Field.
November 13–17, 2022
Phoenix, AZ|Arizona Grand Resort
This conference provides an international forum for the discussion of the scientific, technical, social, and regulatory aspects associated with the storage, extended storage, transportation, recycling, and disposal of used/spent fuel, high-level and other radioactive waste, including decommissioning waste. As nuclear power is being looked at globally to address climate change, a proactive focus on resolving “back end” of the fuel cycle issues is paramount. Consent-based siting of both centralized interim storage facilities and geologic repositories will be instrumental to fostering this growth. Lessons learned and innovative approaches will be shared amongst participants from industry, government, academia, policymakers, and the interested public. International and student participation are highly encouraged to facilitate knowledge transfer to countries pursuing a nuclear future and to the generation that will be responsible for implementation.
Sylvia Saltzstein Sandia National Laboratories
Brady Hanson (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)
Emily Stein (Sandia National Laboratories)
Robert Howard (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)
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