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Materials in Nuclear Energy Systems (MiNES 2023)
December 10–14, 2023
New Orleans, LA|New Orleans Marriott
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Eisenhower’s “Atoms for Peace” at 70
Seventy years ago to the day, President Dwight D. Eisenhower gave his historic address to the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. (See December 2023 Nuclear News's “Leaders” column to read the reflections of Kathryn Huff, the Department of Energy’s assistant secretary for nuclear energy, on the speech’s anniversary.)
Friday, April 9, 2021|7:00–9:00PM EDT
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Want to learn how to roast your own coffee beans or brew your own beer? Have questions on the on how to bake the best cold brew? Or maybe learn the difference between an ale and lager?
Come join us at the first ever "Brewers and Roasters" Happy Hour being hosted by the ANS 2021 Student conference!
We have serval home brewers (including, Harsh Desai, Mark DeHart, and Art Wharton) and local coffee roasters (such as, Global Village and Pine Roast Coffee in Raleigh) to talk about the details of the brewing and roasting process. Bring your favorite beverage and learn more about these hobbies while catching up with your peers on Friday night.
Feel free to send questions for our panelists in advance to Ishita Trivedi.