There are more micro pieces of plastic in the sea than stars in the Milky Way. Watch the video to learn how scientists at our ocean labs in Monaco are using nuclear techniques to better understand this global threat.
Finnish nuclear waste management company Posiva announced it has laid the foundation stone for the encapsulation plant at its planned final deep geologic disposal facility at Olkiluoto, southwest Finland.
According to Posiva's president and chief executive Janne Mokka, the event is an “important st
The 63rd annual IAEA General Conference concluded yesterday with resolutions adopted affirming the importance of the Agency’s role in facilitating the development and use of nuclear science and technology for peace, health and prosperity throughout the world.
On 19 September, on the penultimate day of the IAEA’s 63rd General Conference, delegates from Brazil, Croatia, France and Indonesia joined Agency staff in recounting recent achievements in the use of radiation technology to preserve and protect artefacts of cultural value, including statues, paintin
Drie oud-bestuurders van de kerncentrale in het Japanse Fukushima zijn door een rechtbank vrijgesproken. Ze waren aangeklaagd voor nalatigheid bij de kernramp in 2011 waarbij grote hoeveelheden straling vrijkwamen.
An irradiation test on molten nuclear fuel salts inside the High Flux Reactor has been completed at Petten in the Netherlands. The results will yield new data on the safe operation of molten salt reactors.
Uzbekistan is committed to the use of nuclear technology and efforts are continuing to prepare for construction of the country’s first commercial nuclear power plant with an EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contract scheduled to be signed by the end of the year.
Encouraging young people to pursue careers in nuclear science and technology can help countries maximize the benefits of atomic energy for development; however, many countries, particularly developing countries, often face challenges with youth engagement.
Most of the recommendations made by a mission in 2015 have been addressed, according to a follow-up mission to the United Arab Emirates by an International Atomic Energy Agency emergency preparedness review service team.
In-service steam generators affected by non-compliance in a stress-relieving heat-treatment process are safe to continue in use, French utility EDF said today. Investigations into the deviation at Framatome's Saint-Marcel site are ongoing.
Eind deze zomer is een historische mijlpaal bereikt met het succesvol afronden van een testbestraling van gesmolten splijtstofzouten in de Hoge Flux Reactor in Petten; de eerste bestraling in zijn soort sinds het onderzoek in de Verenigde Staten in de jaren ‘60. Dergelijke testbestralingen zijn cruc
Nuclear and renewable generation should be used in combination to make the most of their synergies in integrated systems to help the world meet carbon reduction goals and limit temperature rise, leaders from governmental and non-governmental organisations and industry said yesterday. Innovative nucl
A new small modular reactor (SMR) design has been announced by the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission, EDF, Naval Group and TechnicAtome. The Nuward - with a capacity of 300-400 MWe - has been jointly developed using France's experience in pressurised water reactors.
Awareness raising, mentoring and networking initiatives, and changing the narrative can help attract and retain qualified women to science and the nuclear industry in particular, participants heard today at a panel discussion about ‘Gender Equality and the Workplace.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) today launched a drive to raise funds for projects helping countries tackle cancers that affect millions of women every year.
An International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts yesterday completed a review of the long-term operational safety of South Africa's two-unit Koeberg nuclear power plant. The team assessed the plant's preparedness, organisation and programmes related to long-term operation against IAEA safety st
Japanese ministries and other organisations are working together - with the support of the International Atomic Energy Agency - to deliver the ultimate decontamination and decommissioning of the former Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Progress is being made to remove all used fuel and debris f
The use of nuclear science and technology for peaceful purposes is to become more widespread in Southeast Asia following the signing today of Practical Arrangements between the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).