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ANS to host webinar on nuclear waste on Thursday
ANS will host the webinar “Creating Value from Waste: Recycling Valuable Isotopes & Surplus Energy” on Thursday, January 27, starting at noon EST.
Register now for this free members-only virtual event.
Jeremy Lloyd Conlin, D. Kent Parsons, Forrest B. Brown, Robert E. MacFarlane, Robert C. Little, Morgan C. White
Transactions | Volume 106 | Number 1 | June 2012 | Pages 501-504
Nuclear Criticality Safety | Advancing Criticality Safety Capabilities in a Growing Nuclear World