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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.
2021 Student Conference
April 8–10, 2021
North Carolina State University|Raleigh Marriott City Center
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Senate bill introduced to reestablish U.S. leadership in nuclear energy
The American Nuclear Infrastructure Act (ANIA), S. 4897, released as draft legislation in July and supported by a panel of energy experts at a Senate hearing in August, has been introduced in the Senate.
The bipartisan bill—sponsored by Sen. John Barrasso (R., Wyo.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), and cosponsored by Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse (D., R.I.), Mike Crapo (R., Idaho), and Cory Booker (D., N.J.)—was introduced on November 16.
Pietro V. Domenici
Item ID: 690074|ISBN: 978-0-7425-4188-7
2004|1st Edition|271 pages
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A Brighter Tomorrow takes a proactive and, at times, provocative look at nuclear power. It argues that the United States and indeed the world must increasingly rely on nuclear power for electricity in the twenty-first century. Senator Pete V. Domenici (R-New Mexico) argues that after weighing the costs and benefits of other forms of energy production, including oil, gas, coal, and renewables such as wind, solar, and hydro, nuclear power must be a major contributor toward reducing the world’s dependence on increasingly scarce and perilously political supplies of oil and gas. Domenici presents a compelling case for nuclear power’s role in providing clean and safe electricity to stem the tide of global warming and environmental disaster.