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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.
2022 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 13–17, 2022
Phoenix, AZ|Arizona Grand Resort
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Deep Isolation to license its waste disposal technology to Amentum
Deep Isolation announced that it has signed a memorandum of agreement with engineering services company Amentum to further the commercialization of Deep Isolation’s nuclear waste storage and disposal technology around the world. The initial targets for joint work include locations in Europe and the Pacific that represent a combined market for geologic disposal of spent fuel and high-level waste worth more than $30 billion, the company said.
March 31, 2021|1:00–3:00PM (2:00–4:00PM EDT)
Available to All Users
Read a summary of this webinar in Nuclear Newswire.
The ANS University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Student Section and ANS Chicago Local Section presented a special event that exploring nuclear power in Illinois. An expert panel with broad backgrounds discussed the economic impact of nuclear power plants, how nuclear helps address climate change, efforts to keep plants open in Illinois, and the nuclear legacy in the state. You'll also hear about the lifetime of reactors, how the energy grid works, and nuclear's impact on students and the younger generation.