Part of my persona and my “brand” is a hairy upper lip. In the past 31 years, I have only been clean shaven for a few days in Movember 2009. The occasion for that loss of mustache event was an opportunity to bring attention to men’s health issues by helping the Movember campaign to raise […]
If you think your fuel bill is high, imagine what it must be for companies with fleets of heavily leveraged 737s, 747s, A300s, A330s, A380s or 777s.
A friend on Twitter posted a link to this song; the beat and the graphics helped to put me into a contemplative mood.
No time for comments – I need to get ready for my day job, but I thought this 13 minute video showing the recovery work at Fukushima was important enough to share immediately.
On March 28, 2010, we relaunched Atomic Insights with a completely new look. According to Google Analytics, you apparently like the way that the site looks and feels. Thank you for continuing to visit. If you really like the way that the site looks and would like a recommendation for an exceptional designer, please contact […]
From April 14-16, I spent time with some amazing people getting reenergized about nuclear energy technologies. The occasion was the American Nuclear Society (ANS) 2011 Student Conference, held in Atlanta, GA, right in the heart of the continuing nuclear energy revival movement in the United States. More than 600 students from as far away as […]
The Atomic Insights Blog has been published here on Blogger since March of 2005. It has been a great host at a terrific price. Who can beat free? However, there are some limitations to the format and the expandability. Some of my friends have also teased me about having an outdated, old fashioned looking lay […]
Two weeks ago, I wrote an article titled Nuclear plant issues in Japan are the least of their worries that attempted to provide a realistic prediction of the worst case consequences of the one-two punch from a very large earthquake and tsunami on a large nuclear power station on the coast of Japan. It has […]
***MEDIA ADVISORY*** NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETING ON NRC RESPONSE TO RECENT JAPAN EVENT The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will be briefed by its staff on the NRC’s response to the ongoing nuclear event in Japan in a public meeting on March 21 at 9 a.m. at NRC Headquarters, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, […]
This simple graphic says more than I can hope to add. Please visit the original post at Honor Our Nuclear Workers. To donate directly to the Fukushima workers and their families please go to:http://www.new.ans.org/about/japanrelief/
I am sharing this status report to provide wider distribution. The content is posted without edits other than minor formatting. Update to Information Sheet Regarding the Tohoku Earthquake The Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan (FEPC) Washington DC OfficeAs of 12:30PM (EST), March 19, 2011 Radiation Levels At 10:30PM (JST) on March 19, radiation […]
Vistors to Atomic Insights Every so often, I like to post a snapshot to show how many people are visiting and where they are coming from. It helps people feel like part of a growing community. Some of you are making amazing contributions to the discussions in the comments. Thank you.