A lot of people don’t realize Kevin Houston's organization exists. But, as the manager of fuel supply within Nuclear Fuels Engineering, he plays a critical role in generating clean, reliable electricity.
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.
What scares you? Heights? Spiders? Small spaces? Fortunately, nuclear energy is nothing to be afraid of.
While managing used nuclear fuel takes a lot of skill, explaining it doesn't have to. Here are the basics in just 60 seconds.
From community college partnerships to refueling outages, the Nuclear Information Center covered a variety of topics related to Duke Energy's nuclear fleet in 2016. To ring in the new year, we counted down the top five most-read posts written this year.
What can you do in a minute? Make a cup of tea. Wash your hands. Learn about nuclear fuel.
While more Americans are supporting nuclear energy, particularly after becoming informed on its benefits, there are still those who do not have the full story on used nuclear fuel.
Robots have made a name for themselves in the nuclear industry again, becoming critical to strengthening personal and operational safety. They have offered a number of creative solutions for limiting exposure from remote viewing of radiological areas...
The days are starting to get longer, March Madness is in full swing and pastel Easter candy has hit the shelves. Spring has sprung. As many of us start to leave our windows open while we swap our winter coats for rain jackets, thousands across the ...
In the movies, a nuclear reactor is always shown shrouded in an electric blue haze. It is easy to assume this is simply a special effect, but the blue glow is an actual real world phenomenon known as the Cherenkov effect or Cherenkov radiation. ...