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Ben Wright McGee
Intrepid geoscientist, nuclear responder, hoopy frood. Studies asteroids, atomic rockets, space archaeology & human factors. Jazz fiend, aspiring astronaut.
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The Curious Case of MOL’s Missing Mission
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Nuclear Energy Inst. Jun 19
The Pacific Northwest is a hotbed for innovation, writes cc
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Asteroid Day ☄ Jun 19
10 Days til ! What will you do on June 30? No plans yet? Check out some of the events near you: and watch our 48-hour LIVE broadcast which spans all time zones: Enjoy!
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SpaceNews Jun 19
SN Military Space | Trump wants a Space Force, will Congress oblige? • Pentagon: ’This will be a deliberate process’ • Budget gives big boost to commercial satcom -
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ORNL Energy & Environmental Sciences Jun 18
. awarded funding to develop next-generation molten salt pump with
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Ben Heard Jun 17
If we were actually trying to solve climate change this is what we would be doing - building lots of large, long-term, reliable clean energy capacity, building it fast, but not rushed, then building more.
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Nuclear Energy Inst. Jun 18
A huge win for innovation! ⚛️ has announced a $64M investment to fund critical developments in advanced nuclear technology. With this support, more people will benefit from clean, resilient and safe !
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Ben Wright McGee Jun 18
Sensationalist article here subjectively declares “dangerously high” levels of radiation exposure w/ no dose info. Even several tens of Rem (tens of thousands of millirem) dose equates to only a couple-percentage-points-worth of increased risk of cancer incidence. Red flag.
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National Atomic Testing Museum Jun 18
More on North Korea’s Missile Test Sites | 38 North: Informed Analysis of North Korea
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Rod Adams Jun 16
This year, nuclear energy should be a major part of proposed solutions. Otherwise, event will continue to be ineffective
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ESA Operations Jun 16
14 days til ☄ ! On 14 April 2015, 14 000 miles from Ceres, the Dawn spacecraft🛰 took this image. 🌕Ceres is the largest object in the asteroid belt, ~945 km in diameter and in fact a minor planet, it may once have had a water ocean under its icy, salty crust! 🌊
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Jason Major Jun 17
The thin blue line that makes life possible on Earth
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Nuclear Energy Inst. Jun 18
There are 60 plants under construction, but only 2 in the U.S. At least 170 more in the planning stages. America's ability to compete is hampered by our own sluggish system. Here are some steps to get things moving:
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SpaceNews Jun 18
FIRST UP | National Space Council meets at White House today; Space traffic management policy teed up for Trump's signature -
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SpaceNews Jun 15
As the National Space Council prepares for its third public meeting, its activities to date have won widespread praise in the space community, but there is some skepticism about the effectiveness of its advisory group that will soon hold its first meeting.
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Vala Afshar Jun 15
New knowledge is the most valuable commodity on earth. The more truth we have to work with, the richer we become. —Kurt Vonnegut
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Mining Bridge Jun 14
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National Atomic Testing Museum Jun 14
No Indications of Missile Test Stand Dismantlement Yet at Sohae Satellite Launch Facility | 38 North: Informed Analysis of North Korea
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Geoff Currie Jun 14
Clearly the has no idea where clean energy comes from. ACf calls for urgent action but opposes the best solution. Snouts in the trough of solar/wind donations blinds them to better alternatives (eg. mix of renewables and nuclear)
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Leo Hickman Jun 15
Replying to @LeoHickman
THE FINAL... WORLD CUP OF ELECTRICITY GENERATION Get voting! (Poll open 72 hours)
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