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Archives for June 2011

Berkeley Scientists Pioneer Nanoscale Nuclear Materials Testing Capability

Nuclear power is a major component of our nation’s long-term clean-energy future, but the technology has come under increased scrutiny in the wake of Japan’s recent Fukushima disaster. Many nations have called for checks and “stress tests” to ensure nuclear plants are operating safely. Now Berkeley Lab, UC Berkeley, and Los Alamos Lab scientists have […]

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Earth Sciences Talk on the Implications of the Fukushima Accident

Robert J. Budnitz of the Earth Sciences Division will give a talk on Friday, June 24 at 10:30 a.m. on “The Fukushima Nuclear Reactor Accident: What Happened and What Does It Mean?” The lecture will take place in the Building 66 Auditorium. Budnitz will describe (technically, but in lay terms) what happened at the Fukushima […]

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