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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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A fateful day for nuclear waste policy: January 31, 1998
Next week will mark 25 years since January 31, 1998, a familiar date to most in the nuclear community, and revisited in today’s #ThrowbackThursday post with an article from the March 1998 issue of Nuclear News. “Those in the nuclear power industry are aware of the significance of the date January 31, 1998. ln the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982, that date was set as the deadline for the U.S. government—more specifically, the Department of Energy—to begin taking possession of and responsibility for spent nuclear fuel from nuclear power plants nationwide” (NN, March 1998, p. 59).
Technical Session|Sponsored by Reactor Physics
Friday, April 15, 2022|3:00–4:30PM CDT|Excellence Room
Sponsored by ANS Reactor Physics Division
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Modeling the Annular Core Research Reactor (ACRR) Delayed Tail with Monte Carlo N-Particle (MCNP) Version 6.2
Eli Boland (Missouri Univ. Science and Technology)
Solving the MOX-3600 Benchmark with LUPINE
Anna Isom (NCSU), William C. Dawn (NC State University), Scott Palmtag (NC State University)
Graphite Moderated Sub-Critical Assembly AY22.
Michael Kaffka (United States Military Academy West Point), Garrett Mathews (United States Military Academy West Point), Brant Raleigh (United States Military Academy West Point)
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