Norman Bourlaug's Contribution to Planet Earth

Credit:  Mike Fox’s, Hawaii Reporter,

On September 13, 2009 Dr. Norman Borlaug died at the age of 95. Borlaug was a giant in the field of agricultural sciences, and became a master of bioengineering to increase [...]

Energy Density Rules!

The National Research Council’s Report, America’s Energy Future, projects that the amount of electricity produced by nuclear power in the U.S. could double by 2035 to an annual output of about 1650 TWh (800 TWh currently).  This would come from many more nuclear reactors.

The Red Book [OECD (2007)] projects worldwide nuclear capacity to grow to [...]

New Reactor Needed - Where's Moly?

Desperately Seeking Moly

Unreliable supplies of feedstock for widely used medical imaging isotope prompt efforts to develop U.S. sources.

Science News

PS  There is a perfectly good reactor in Richland.

Nuclear Energy Endorsements

Government Officials:

” The best way to diversify . . . away from dependence on foreign sources of energy, is for us to take advantage of new technologies and expand safe nuclear power in the United States of America. To me, that would achieve several objectives. One, it’s a renewable source of energy; two, [...]

'The Road to Energy Independence

The US Department of Energy’s Nuclear Energy division has long been a source of long term energy goals. During the last decade, it produced a far reaching and logical approach to robust utilization of nuclear energy anchored on spent fuel re-processing, closed fuel cycle, and a combination of fast breeder/burner and traditional light water reactors. [...]