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Idaho researchers take a close look at uranium to unravel its mysteries

November 1, 2021

As materials heat up and cool down, atoms and molecules can rearrange in strange and interesting ways. Water is one example. While most materials get denser when they freeze, water forms a crystalline structure as a solid that is less...

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Nuclear energy featured on ‘Tomorrow’s World Today’

October 21, 2021

Nuclear energy featured on ‘Tomorrow’s World Today’ “Tomorrow’s World Today,” an Emmy-nominated television show about the latest developments on sustainability, technology and innovation, will feature experts from Idaho National Laboratory during Season 4. “Tomorrow’s World Today” explores the concepts of...

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INL announces activities for Nuclear Science Week

October 14, 2021

In honor of Nuclear Science Week on Oct. 18-22, Idaho National Laboratory is planning several activities to celebrate the nuclear science industry, to recognize those who work in this field every day, and to inspire the next generation of scientists and...

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October 11, 2021

Energy Dept. Funding to Support Hydrogen Production at Arizona’s Palo Verde Generating Station Idaho National Laboratory will partner with the country’s largest commercial nuclear energy facility to bring the nation one step closer to a carbon-free future. PNW Hydrogen, LLC...

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Protecting researcher safety one industry standard at a time

October 5, 2021

How Idaho National Laboratory researchers in the Human Factors and Reliability Department contribute to nuclear industry safety standards. Imagine trying to build a complex machine with an instruction manual written in an unknown language. While it may be possible, it...

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MIT Nuclear Reactor Laboratory and Idaho National Laboratory jointly appoint Dr. Sacit...

September 27, 2021

MIT Nuclear Reactor Laboratory and Idaho National Laboratory jointly appoint Dr. Sacit Cetiner to lead Center for Reactor Instrumentation and Sensor Physics The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Nuclear Reactor Laboratory (NRL) and Idaho National Laboratory (INL) are pleased to...

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New website a gateway into nuclear energy

September 9, 2021

The latest information about advanced nuclear energy is now a mouse click away. The Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN) just unveiled Milestones in Advanced Nuclear, an interactive website that provides the latest news in the U.S. nuclear power...

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SPOCK: Understanding our world and beyond with spectroscopy

August 18, 2021

One of the most important challenges in science is determining what elements are present in materials both on earth and in space. Researchers depend on the use of a process known as spectroscopy to examine the characteristic wavelengths of the...

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Making Building Construction Smarter

August 11, 2021

Nuclear power plants are complex, depending on intricate mechanical, electrical and nuclear systems to maintain safe and efficient operation. The power plant buildings also must be built to exacting standards, making their construction challenging. It isn’t just nuclear power plants...

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Nuclear Technology Devotes Entire Issue to MOOSE

July 19, 2021

The July 2021 issue of Nuclear Technology is devoted to MOOSE, the computational framework developed at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) that eases sophisticated analysis of everything from cutting-edge plastics to advanced nuclear fuels. Nuclear Technology is the leading technical publication...

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