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# India can make world’s cheapest nuclear reactors

MUMBAI: Now, India can build cheaper nuclear reactors, than even South Korea[...]

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# Nuclear Physics

Selected contemporary works in Nuclear Physics
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## Ulf-G. Meißner wins the 2016 EPS Lise Meitner Prize | e-EPS

The Lise Meitner Prize is awarded biennially by the European Physical Society (EPS) for outstanding work in the fields of experimental, theoretical or applied nuclear science. The 2016 Prize Laureate is: Prof. Ulf-G. Meißner, Universität Bonn and Forschungszentrum in Jülich, Germany
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## Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety and Security of U.S. Nuclear Plants: Phase 2

Download a PDF of "Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety and Security of U.S. Nuclear Plants" by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine for free. Description: The U.S. Congress asked the National Academy of Sciences to conduct a technical study on lessons learned from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident for improving safety and security of commercial nuclear power plants in the United States. This study was carried out in two phases: Phase 1, issued in 2014, focused on the causes of the Fukushima Daiichi accident and safety-related lessons learned for improving nuclear plant systems, operations, and regulations exclusive of spent fuel storage. This Phase 2 report focuses on three issues: (1) lessons learned from the accident for nuclear plant security, (2) lessons learned for spent fuel storage, and (3) reevaluation of conclusions from previous Academies studies on spent fuel storage.
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## Deployment of a tower at the KM3NeT-It site - May 2016

Deployment of a tower at the KM3NeT-It site - May 2016
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## Award enables research for more efficient accelerators

Grigory Eremeev wants to double the efficiency of some of the most efficient particle accelerators being used for research. Now, the staff scientist at the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson..
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## Nucleosynthesis of heavy elements in the r-process

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## Experimental cross-sections for proton-induced nuclear reactions on natMo

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## Three-dimensional #nuclear chart—understanding nuclear physics and #nucleosynthesis in stars

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## Scientific Spy Craft: The Quest to Sabotage Nazi Germany's Atomic Bomb

An interview with Neal Bascomb, author of a new book on a little-known episode of military and scientific history
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## Screening of nucleon electric dipole moments in nuclei

A partial screening of nucleon electric dipole moments (EDMs) in nuclear systems, which is related to the Schiff mechanism known for neutral atomic systems, is discussed. It is shown that the direct contribution from the neutron EDM to the deuteron EDM is partially screened by about 1% in a zero-range approximation calculation.
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## Magnetic moment of the 13/2+ isomeric state in 69Cu: Spin alignment in the one-nucleon removal reaction

We report on a new measurement of the $g$ factor of the ($13/2{}^{+}$) isomeric state in the neutron-rich nucleus $^{69}\mathrm{Cu}$. This study demonstrates the possibility of obtaining considerable nuclear spin alignment for multi-quasiparticle states in single-nucleon removal reactions. The time-dependent perturbed angular distribution (TDPAD) method was used to extract the gyromagnetic factor of the ($13/{2}^{+}$) $[{T}_{1/2}=351(14)$ ns] isomeric state of $^{69}\mathrm{Cu}$. Its $g$ factor was obtained as $g(13/{2}^{+})=0.248(9)$. The experimentally observed spin alignment for the state of interest was deduced as $A=\ensuremath{-}3.3(9)%$.
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## Webinar from Karl Whittle on Nuclear Materials Science

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## Shielding synchrotron light sources: Advantages of circular shield walls tunnels

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## Physics: From the atomic to the nuclear clock

Measuring time using oscillations of atomic nuclei might significantly improve precision beyond that of current atomic clocks. Physicists have now taken an important step toward this goal.
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## Nuclear charge and neutron radii and nuclear matter: Trend analysis in Skyrme density-functional-theory approach

Background: Radii of charge and neutron distributions are fundamental nuclear properties. They depend on both nuclear interaction parameters related to the equation of state of infinite nuclear matter and on quantal shell effects, which are strongly impacted by the presence of nuclear surface.
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## femto - The DESY research magazine - Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY

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## The ABC of Nuclear Science

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## Development of the RFQ Cooler SHIRaC: beam transport and nuclearization

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## Nuclear-level densities in the 49V and 57Co nuclei on the basis of evaporated-neutron spectra in (p, n) and (d, n) reactions

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## Dragonfly wings can track radiation doses after a nuclear mishap

Measurements on insect wings can tell us how radiation has spread following a leak and the dose they were exposed to
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## Metal Content in Early Galaxies Challenges Star Forming Theory

An International team led by scientists at ETH Zurich in Switzerland used the W. M. Keck Observatory to study the role of star formation rates i
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## The European Spallation Source Appoints John Womersley Director General

Your entry into the neutron world.
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## Isomer Shift and Magnetic Moment of the Long-Lived 1/2+ Isomer in 79Zn: Signature of Shape Coexistence near 78Ni

Two different experiments observe nuclei with excited nuclear states that differ in shape from their ground states, so called shape coexistence. These nuclei lie close to the neutron-rich doubly-magic ${}^{78}$Ni region of the nuclear chart.
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## Focus: How to Make an Intense Gamma-Ray Beam

Computer simulations show that blasting plastic with strong laser pulses could produce gamma rays with unprecedented intensity, good for fundamental physics experiments and possibly cancer treatments.
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## Where Does the Periodic Table End?

Scientists keep finding new pure units of matter — but it's getting ever harder.
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## For Healthier Babies AND Moms: IAEA Celebrates Mother’s Day

Breastfeeding studies often focus on the benefits to the child, but as research in the field progresses, findings suggest there is also a link between breastfeeding and a reduced risk of breast and ovarian cancer, among other benefits to the mother.
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