The Atomic Show #010 (MP3 – 16MB – 46min)

Shane and I talk about the amazing employment prospects for nuclear trained people and for those people willing to learn more about the technology. In general terms, we discuss some of the areas where the third generation nuclear plants that are likely to be constructed have been improved over existing nuclear power plants. We also […]

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Australia and China sign uranium supply agreement

The BBC is reporting this morning that Australia has signed an agreement with China to supply approximately 20,000 tons of uranium each year under the condition that the Australian uranium will not be used in the Chinese nuclear weapons program. At current world prices of about $35 per pound (USD), the deal is worth about […]

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Aiken business leaders say – Please, In MY Back Yard

Aiken, South Carolina is a gentile southern city with amazing golf courses, public gardens, a superior school system and many other fine amenities that make it an excellent place to live and raise a family. It is also a place where a group of business organizations have gotten together to convince the federal government that […]

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The Atomic Show #009 (MP3 – 11.1MB – 32min)

Shane and Rod talk about a new nuclear research project that has been designated at HT3R – pronounced “heater”. It is a 10-25 MW thermal reactor with a closed cycle helium turbine. The project is a partnership between General Atomics, the University of Texas Permian Basin, and Thorium Power. The pre-conceptual design agreement was signed […]

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Why is "waste" such a large topic WRT nuclear energy

When I get into conversations with people that dislike the use of nuclear power, it never takes long before they ask the often heard question “What about the waste?” As anyone that has ever really looked around the world and visited industrial facilities, it is pretty obvious that most human creative activity produces waste materials […]

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Re/Action on Climate Protection dismisses nuclear power

Dave Erickson is a strong advocate of measures to protect the climate and blogs at Re/Action on Climate Protection. Here is the header for his blog: Welcome to the Climate Protection blog, created and guided by Dave Erickson. This is not the official voice of the Climate Protection Campaign. Dave invites all viewpoints about the […]

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Atomic Show number 8 – November 2005 interview with a nuclear mom

I have decided to offer my November 2005 interview with Kelly Taylor, an active member of the North American Young Generation in Nuclear (NA-YGN) to a new audience by posting it on The Atomic Show as show number 8. If you have never heard this interview and you still think that nukes all look and […]

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The Atomic Show #008 (MP3 – 7.6MB – 22min)

This is a special edition of The Atomic Show. In November, 2005, I attended the American Nuclear Society Winter Meeting in Washington, DC. While there, I recorded an interview with Kelly Taylor, an active member of a group called North American Young Generation in Nuclear. Kelly has been in the nuclear industry since she graduated […]

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