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Isotopes & Radiation
Members are devoted to applying nuclear science and engineering technologies involving isotopes, radiation applications, and associated equipment in scientific research, development, and industrial processes. Their interests lie primarily in education, industrial uses, biology, medicine, and health physics. Division committees include Analytical Applications of Isotopes and Radiation, Biology and Medicine, Radiation Applications, Radiation Sources and Detection, and Thermal Power Sources.
2022 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 13–17, 2022
Phoenix, AZ|Arizona Grand Resort
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Germany’s nuclear decision: Hold the confetti for now
For the few members of the nuclear community who haven’t already been made aware, the Wall Street Journal yesterday published a story headlined “Germany to Keep Last Three Nuclear Power Plants Running in Policy U-Turn.” According to the WSJ, the German government plans to postpone retirement of the plants—all of which had been slated for closure by the end of 2022—fearing an inadequate energy supply this winter.
Saturday, April 10, 2021|11:00AM–12:00PM (12:00–1:00PM EDT)
Edward Chen (NC State Univ.)
The Pitch Your Research competition (sponsored by YMG) provides students the opportunity to present their research and compete against their peers for cash prizes. Undergraduates will present any research conducted during their undergraduate career, and graduates will present research conducted while in a Master’s or PhD program. Each student will have 3 minutes to present their research with one static slide. Register by March 5, 2021 to be considered!
1st Place: $150 Cash + YMG Webinar for winner only
2nd Place: $100 Cash
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