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Scott Montgomery Makes Case for Nuclear Power in New Book 'Seeing the Light'

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Nuclear power is not merely an energy option for the future, geoscientist Scott L. Montgomery writes in his new book, it is a life-saving and essential way for the world to provide energy and avoid "carbon and climate failure."

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Science Denial Not Limited to Political Right

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A new study from social psychologists at the University of Illinois at Chicago suggests people of all political backgrounds can be motivated to participate in science denial.

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Los Alamos Recognized as Top Diversity Employer

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For the second straight year, Los Alamos National Laboratory was recognized as a top diversity employer by LATINA Style and STEM Workforce Diversity magazine.

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Small Businesses to GAIN From Argonne Nuclear Expertise

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Six small businesses receive GAIN vouchers to work with Argonne

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Discovery Could Reduce Nuclear Waste with Improved Method to Chemically Engineer Molecules

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A new chemical principle discovered by scientists at Indiana University has the potential to revolutionize the creation of specially engineered molecules whose uses include the reduction of nuclear waste and the extraction of chemical pollutants from water and soil.

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Victor H. Reis to Be Awarded John S. Foster, Jr. Medal for Distinguished Contributions to Nuclear Security

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For more than 50 years, Victor Reis has dedicated his career to advancing science and technology in support of U.S. national security. In recognition of his outstanding leadership and service to the nation, he has been named the third recipient of the John S. Foster, Jr. Medal. The medal commemorates the exceptional and inspirational career of Foster and recognizes innovative and inspirational leadership in providing a safe, secure and effective nuclear deterrent to ensure international peace and strategic stability. Recipients display the same qualities that have distinguished Foster throughout his career: strong national security and programmatic focus, inspiring leadership and team-building mentorship, scientific innovation, keen judgment and integrity.

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Nuclear Energy Comes Full Circle: Argonne Takes Part in the Start-Up and Shut Down of Nuclear Reactors

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Since the world’s first nuclear chain reaction ignited 75 years ago, Argonne has led the way in developing nuclear energy for peaceful purposes. That legacy comes full circle through Argonne’s Decontamination and Decommissioning (D&D) Program, which has led the way in decommissioning nuclear facilities at the lab and around the world for over 40 years.

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Physics Researchers Eye Experimental Box as Key to Tracking Nuclear Activity by Rogue Nations

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Researchers at the Virginia Tech College of Science are carrying out a research project at Dominion Power’s North Anna Nuclear Generating Station in Virginia that could lead to a new turning point in how the United Nations tracks rogue nations that seek nuclear power.







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