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History of nuclear power

We begin in 1896. In Paris, physicist Henri Becquerel accidentally discovers during an experiment that uranium leaves a trace — or darkens — a photographic plate without any other light source. He concludes that uranium naturally emits a ray he calls “uranique” in French. In the following years, physicists Pierre and Marie Curie discover other… Read More »

Mini-Nuclear Reactors Are Coming, and They Could Reinvent the Energy Industry

Pat, we have a reactor trip on Unit 5. Containment is isolated. Demon water is isolated. CVCS is isolated. DHR is in service. And pressurizer heater trips has occurred. All safety functions are green. Understand. We’ve got a reactor trip on Unit 5 and all safety functions are green. That’s correct. Ryan, can you take… Read More »