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Titans Of Nuclear | Interviewing World Experts on Nuclear Energy

Jul 27, 2018

In this episode, we discuss...

  • Michael's interest in particle physics and his work as a high energy physicist.  

  • The difference between antimatter and antiprotons.  

  • Annihilation and why the occurrence of antimatter collisions are more common than you think. 

  • Constituents of a normal matter atom.  

  • Measuring...

Jul 26, 2018

In this episode, we discuss...

  • Giovanni's fascination with clean energy and his experiment on neutronics.  

  • Instrumentation and the uniqueness of sodium reactors.  

  • The role of particle accelerators in cancer treatments.  

  • Gaseous hydrogen and ionization.  

  • Developing technology and the impact of...

Jul 25, 2018

In this episode, we discuss...

  • Steven's introduction to nuclear through physical chemistry.  

  • An explanation of CERN's mission and the Large Electron Positron Collider.  

  • Antimatter and the Z Boson.  

  • Why the effective mass of particles increase as you get closer to the speed of light.  

  • The misconceptions of...

Jul 24, 2018

In this episode, we discuss...

  • Yves' start as a nuclear engineer at the Power Utility of France (EDF).  

  • How the perception of nuclear energy in France has changed over time.  

  • USEPR and developing the US version of a European pressurized reactor.  

  • How to make nuclear investment profitable in spite of low...

Jul 20, 2018

In this episode, we discuss...

  • Paul's introduction to the nuclear industry as a project finance attorney for Bechtel.  

  • The definition and history of nuclear project financing.  

  • The ability and benefits of a state wanting to purchase a power plant v. a municipality.  

  • Issues associated with...