ANS is committed to advancing, fostering, and promoting the development and application of nuclear sciences and technologies to benefit society.
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Radiation Protection & Shielding
The Radiation Protection and Shielding Division is developing and promoting radiation protection and shielding aspects of nuclear science and technology — including interaction of nuclear radiation with materials and biological systems, instruments and techniques for the measurement of nuclear radiation fields, and radiation shield design and evaluation.
2021 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 30–December 3, 2021
Washington, DC|Washington Hilton
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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INL captures one dramatic second of a fuel rod test in slow motion
Idaho National Laboratory recently released footage of a new experiment at its Transient Reactor Test Facility (TREAT) that simulates what happens to a nuclear fuel pin when it starts to overheat. Go to Twitter for the original post, or cut to the chase and watch a 14-second clip on YouTube.
ANS provides a variety of resources for members to use in reaching out to the general public, schools, and others about nuclear topics. One of those sources is NuclearConnect.org.
The Center for Nuclear Science Technology Information makes the complex nuclear world easier to understand for the general public. We encourage and inspire fun nuclear education for K-12 students. Most of all, we help people learn the many benefits that nuclear science and technology brings to their lives, from their health to their safety and many conveniences in their everyday lives. Explore our site to find out what you may not know about nuclear!
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