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Issue 1: Nuclear Energy

1 April 2012

Articles

1 April 2012
American Nobel Prize-winning physicist Burton Richter introduces the first edition of the Stanford Energy Journal with a word on the state of nuclear power today.
1 April 2012
Negative public perception of nuclear power may require a new method of public engagement in order for nuclear to gain steam.
1 April 2012
Small modular reactors, with lower capacities and much lower capital costs, could represent a profound change in the way we look at nuclear energy.
1 April 2012
Jim Rogers, former CEO of Duke Energy, discusses the global rush to nuclear and why the United States should not hesitate to jump on the bandwagon.
1 April 2012
The future of nuclear energy is unsure, but Stanford professor Michael May attempts to forecast a few “game changers.”
1 April 2012
China plans to help support its rapidly growing economy with an aggressive nuclear energy portfolio, but lacks any official nuclear safety laws.
1 April 2012
While attractive from an energy standpoint, many features of modern nuclear projects present significant financing risk.
1 April 2012
Stanford student Charles Dunn discusses the evolution of the infamous radiation warning sign, as well as what should be done with toxic nuclear waste.
1 April 2012
Power from nuclear fusion may sound like science fiction, but breakthroughs could be much closer than previously estimated.
1 April 2012
Stanford student Brenda Ou discusses the effect of Taiwan’s Kenting nuclear plant on the environment, surroundings, and local economies.
1 April 2012
Stanford student Ahmed Sharif analyzes the necessity of a spent nuclear fuel (SNF) containment facility, as more SNF is produced every year.
1 April 2012
India is using an advanced, yet unconventional approach to increase their domestic generation of nuclear energy.
1 April 2012
Stanford student Nils Engelsen discusses a novel, wasteless type of nuclear reactor nicknamed the Energy Amplifier.
1 April 2012
The fission-fusion hybrid reactor, first proposed in 1979, is an incredibly novel idea yet remains too impractical to implement.