Popular culture (or pop-culture for short) was a term once used by sociologists to describe customs and traditions of people in general, however today anything can be labeled as pop culture, including the foods we eat, the clothes we wear, and of course...
Since we first started publishing articles on the Nuclear Information Center (NIC) in 2011, the U.S. nuclear energy industry has changed, and the NIC has, too. As a new year approaches, we want to know what you think about the NIC.
TV shows and movies are not the best sources of accurate information, especially when it comes to nuclear energy. Here are nine myths about nuclear power and the facts.
Watching your favorite TV drama can be a great way to unwind. But, popular shows aren’t the best source of accurate information, especially when it comes to nuclear energy.
While nuclear energy is not nearly as simple as learning our ABCs, it’s not as mysterious as you might think. In honor of Nuclear Science Week, we’re breaking down some common nuclear energy concepts to help you learn more about it.
If you’re a fan of “Scorpion,” you undoubtedly watched episode 15, Wave Goodbye, last week. And if you’re a nuclear energy fan, you noticed the inaccurate details about nuclear energy in the episode. We’ve dispelled some of the myths spotted in this episode.
With the new year quickly approaching, we looked back at the five most-read posts on the Nuclear Information Center in 2017.
As a new year approaches, we want to know what you think about the NIC and what you’d like to hear from us in 2018.
What scares you? Heights? Spiders? Small spaces? Fortunately, nuclear energy is nothing to be afraid of.
Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it. Wait – or do they? Do the cooling towers you see around some power plants affect the weather and create weather phenomena? No – they don’t. Let’s just go ahead and clear...