ANS is committed to advancing, fostering, and promoting the development and application of nuclear sciences and technologies to benefit society.
Explore the many uses for nuclear science and its impact on energy, the environment, healthcare, food, and more.
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.
Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2023)
February 6–9, 2023
Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Resort
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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ANS publishes new and revised position statements
The ANS Public Policy Committee (PPC) approached the Board of Directors last November with a proposal to publish a new consolidated position statement (PS #85) along with two revised position statements (PS #30 and PS #77). All three were published online in January.
Navigating Nuclear: Energizing Our World fills a void for exciting, fact-based resources that explore nuclear process and the most current technologies that use them. Created by the American Nuclear Society, Discovery Education, and the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy, Navigating Nuclear makes the complex nuclear world easier to understand in addition to making nuclear education for K-12 students inspiring—and fun!
American Nuclear Society
The American Nuclear Society (ANS) is the premier organization for those that embrace the nuclear sciences and technologies for their vital contributions to improving people’s lives and preserving the planet. Our membership consists of individuals from all walks of life, including engineers, doctors, students, educators, scientists, advocates, government employees, military personnel, and others. Celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2024, ANS is committed to advancing, fostering, and promoting the development and application of nuclear sciences and technologies to benefit society.
Discovery Education is the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place. Through its award-winning multimedia content, instructional supports, and innovative classroom tools, Discovery Education helps educators deliver quality learning experiences engaging all students and supporting higher academic achievement on a global scale. Discovery Education serves approximately 4.5 million educators and 45 million students worldwide, and its resources are accessed in over 140 countries and territories.
The U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy
The Office of Nuclear Energy’s mission is to advance nuclear energy, science, and technology to meet U.S. energy, environmental, and economic needs. To help ensure our nation’s youth have access to a valuable STEM resource, the office entered into a cooperative agreement with the American Nuclear Society in support of Navigating Nuclear: Energizing Our World’s high school and elementary school curriculum and provided expertise as part of the project’s content development team.
The American Nuclear Society thanks the following donors who have helped make the Navigating Nuclear: Energizing Our WorldTM program possible:
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