Apple's Intel decision – does it necessarily mean x86?

You might be surprised to find a story about computers on a blog that traditionally focuses on atomic energy. The “tech” field, however, provides some interesting models that can be useful to people interested in the continuing development of practical atomic technology. One of my favorite companies is Apple Computer. (Disclosure: I own a number […]

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South Korea offers electricity to North Korea

A number of news outlets have reported today that South Korea has offered to supply North Korea with electricity via transmission lines in return for an agreement to stop developing nuclear weapons capability. Here is the BBC’s version of the story – http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4674785.stm. Apparently, South Korea believes that this offer of transmission line delivered electricity […]

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Nuclear Exchange in the Op-ed section of the Washington Post

Scott Peterson, one of the contributors to NEI Nuclear Notes, answered a July 6, 2005 piece by Peter Asmus titled “Nuclear Diosaur” with his own contribution in the July 12, 2005 edition titled “Wrong on Nuclear Power” (free registration required for the Post articles). It will be interesting to see who else chimes in and […]

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MHI expresses interest in Westinghouse

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) of Japan is one of the suitors interested in Westinghouse. The two organizations have a long history of cooperation, dating back more than 30 years when MHI licensed Westinghouse’s Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR)design. MSN Money reprinted an article from the Financial Times on the topic on July 10, 2005 under the […]

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