Introduction to Nuclear Energy

PH241 - Stanford University - Winter 2018
R. B. Laughlin


Oluwaseun Adebagbo Environmental Injustice: Racism Behind Nuclear Energy
Radiation Exposure: What are the Dangers?
Chiamaka Agali A Critical Look At Japan's Nuclear Energy Usage
Uranium Mining and the Navajo
Opemipo Akerele Future Energy in Nigeria with Rosatom
Is Nuclear Terrorism on the Horizon?
Asrat Alemu Nuclear Energy in Niger
Psychological Consequences of the Chernobyl Accident on Cleanup Workers
Aaron Altman Antimatter Induced Fission
How Gamma Decay Works
Malik Antoine Nuclear Energy Production and Addressing Climate Change
Nuclear-Power-Plant Accidents and their Health Risks
Luke Asperger Nuclear Propulsion for Space Transit to Mars
Hybrid Nuclear-Renewable Power Plants
Miguel Ayala Should the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant be Refurbished?
Recent Developments in Nuclear Fusion
Michelle Bach Using PET Scans to Detect Prostate Cancer
2017 Nobel Peace Prize Winner: ICAN
Tatiana Balabanis Closure of the Diablo Canyon Power Plant
Nuclear Energy in the Middle East
Alexander Barakat Miniaturization: The Future of Nuclear Energy
Is There a Long term Strategy for Nuclear Waste?
Amir Bashti In-Situ Leach Mining of Uranium in Kazakhstan
The Pelindaba Treaty
Brendan Beck Leslie Groves Jr: The Manhattan Man
WWII Brain Drain: How Foreign Physicists Impacted the War in America
Winston Becker Effects of Radiation Exposure on the Gastrointestinal System
Preparing and Mounting a Public Health Response to Nuclear Emergencies
Rhodalene Benjamin-Addy Japan's Emergency Medicine Sector Post-Fukushima
Nuclear Energy Data: AI and Virtual Reality
Sarah Benjamin Global Zero - A Mere Aspiration
Radiopharmaceuticals in Nuclear Medicine
Estrada Bernard III Nuclear Power as a Transformative Force in Africa
The Controversy Surrounding Depleted Uranium Weapons
Sarah Blair Sandia National Laboratories - From the Manhattan Project to a National Lab
Electrochemical Denitrification of Nuclear Wastewater
William Buchanan Chinese Nuclear Weapons Testing at Lop Nur
Zwentendorf and the Austrian Anti-Nuclear Movement
Frank Buncom IV Nuclear Waste Storage: Why We Should Avoid Nuclear Energy
Nuclear Waste Recycling and Disposal: What's the Proper Road?
Cody Carlton Stereotactic Radiation Therapy
Radiation Effects on Cells
Ryan Castandea Tsar Bomba: The Most Powerful Man-Made Explosion in History
The Marshall Islands: U.S. Nuclear Testing of the 1950's
Shin-Mei Chan Origins of Psychological Factors in Nuclear Power Sentiments
Thyroid Cancer and Nuclear Energy
Payton Chang The Future for Japan and Nuclear Power Plants
Radiation Exposure in TSA Airport Full Body Scanners
Xuanbing Cheng A.I. vs Nuclear Weapons: Which Is More Dangerous?
Rebuilding of Nagasaki After The Atomic Bombing
Emily Choi Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America
Lack of Nuclear Energy Development in Latin America
Inrak Choi Harmful Effects of Radiation Exposure on Humans
Nuclear Power Plants and Robots
Daniel Cohn Effects of Closing San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station
High Level Nuclear Waste Disposal
Madison Connell Radiation in Food
American Policy on Nuclear Weapons: Comparison of Two Administration's
Alana Cook Nuclear Power Plant Safety
Scientists and Victims: Women in Nuclear Energy
Maria Gabrielle Coseteng Diablo Canyon: The Shutdown of California's Last Nuclear Plant
Estimating North Korea's Nuclear Capabilities in 2018
K. J. Costello Nuclear Profile on Iran
Volkswagen Cheating the System
Colleen Dai Thorium's Place in Proliferation-Resistant Fuels
Cybersecurity in Nuclear Facilities
Jaime Deverall Nuclear vs Renewable Energy in China
Nuclear vs Renewable Energy in the UK
Mady Duboc The Effect of Rising Ambient Temperature on Nuclear Power Plants
Dry-Cooling as an Alternative Cooling Method for Nuclear Power Plants
Samuel Dull Where Are the Nuclear-Powered Airplanes?
Chemical Versus Nuclear Reactions
Obi Eboh Nuclear Energy Production in the United States
Protecting Nuclear Energy
Blessing Edem Russia's Growing Influence in African Nuclear Energy
The Rise of Nuclear Energy in Ethiopia
Peace Edem Kenya: An Emerging Nuclear Energy Country
Uganda: Peaceful Purposes for Nuclear Energy
Lucas Ege Adjacent Economic Benefits of Nuclear Energy
Nuclear Energy's Role in a Mars Settlement - NASA's Kilopower Project
Mimi El-Khazindar Brexit and Nuclear Energy
Nuclear and New York
Carlos Ezquerro Nuclear Energy in Latin America
Donald Trump's Stance on Nuclear Weapons
Jonathan Faust Evaluating the Consequences of German De-Nuclearization
Abdus Salam
Brian Fleischer Electronic Waste: An 'Untapped Treasure' in Ghana
Working in a Uranium Mine In Namibia
Boomer Fleming The Nuclear Plant Outage of Fermi Unit 1
Shearon Harris Nuclear Plant
Charlie Furrer Nuclear Submarines: Safety Concerns and Solutions
The Firestorm: A Lesser Known Side Effect of Nuclear Weapons
Hongpeng Gao NIR-II Fluorescence Three-Dimensional Imaging for Biological Tissue
Development of Inertial Electrostatic Confinement (IEC) Devices
Axel Geller Uranium Mining in Niger
History of Nuclear Weapons in France
Meg Gerli Goiania Nuclear Accident, Brazil 1987
Nuclear Power in Australia
Jared Gilbey The Failure of the Shoreham Nuclear Power Plant
The Vandellos Nuclear Power Plant Incident
Danny Goldman Status and Growth of Nuclear Energy in Asia
Decommissioning Nuclear Reactors in the US
Isabel Goronzy Meitner and Hahn: Partners and Pioneers in Nuclear Physics
Radiation Sterilization
Udit Goyal Kalpakkam in 1999
The Nuclear Energy History of India
Julia Grace Trump to Attempt Yucca Mountain Project Revival
Fukushima Daiichi Clean-Up Finds New Promise in Robotics
Ciani Green Evaluating the Effects of Nuclear Power Plant Closures
Women's Leadership in Nuclear Energy
Hannah Hales Risks of Radiation Exposure from Cephalometric X-Rays
Indoor Radon: Exposure and Health Effects
AT Hall A Ticking Time Bomb: The Concrete Dome of Runit Island
The Brink of Nuclear War: The Cuban Missile Crisis
Olivia Hallisey The Myths and Truths of Radiation Causing Mutation
The Plausibility of Nuclear Energy in the Developing World
Rosa Hamalainen Overview of Nuclear Energy in Finland
Public Opinion on the Hanhikivi 1 Project
Andrew Hayden Safety Concerns at Pilgrim Nuclear Plant
Nuclear Technology to Help China Reduce Emissions
Ben Ho Effects of the Atomic Age on Country Music
J. Robert Oppenheimer's Security Hearing and its Consequences
Alyssa Hobson The Biology of Radiation Sickness
Nuclear Policy Changes Under the Trump Administration
Drew Holland IAEA Releases Nuclear Projections Through 2050
North Korea Vows to Shut Down Main Nuclear Power Plant
Michael Humphrey Storing Nuclear Waste
Radioactive Pollution of the Atmosphere and Marine Environment
Mark Ibañez Ernest Rutherford
The Effects of Fukushima on the Ocean
Daniar Imanbayev Kazakh Attitudes towards Nuclear Energy
Portable Nuclear Devices
Juan Jazo Nuclear Power and Mexico's Energy Autonomy
Superconducting Magnets Provide Breakthrough in Fusion Production
Jonathan Johnson What? Huh? Who? - Nuclear Energy
We Have To Protect Nuclear Power Plants From Viruses Too?
Marc Joshua The Chernobyl Disaster
The Three Mile Island Accident and its Impact on Nuclear Power Plant Regulations
Eyasu Kebede Radiation Hormesis
The South Texas Project
Lauren Ketterer San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station's Permanent Closure
The Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982's Relation to Yucca Mountain
Mehraan Keval Pros and Cons of Iran Nuclear Deal
Three Mile Island Nuclear Accident
Hyo-Jin Kim Nautilus: The First Nuclear Submarine
Hybrid Nuclear-Renewable Energy Systems
Duke Kinamon Blaise Pascal: Life Story and Impact
The Radioactivity of Thorium in Lanterns
David Koshy Developments in India's Three-Stage Nuclear Program
UC Berkeley: The Birthplace of the Modern Nuclear Age
Nathaniel Kucera The Baruch Plan
Kewaunee Nuclear Generating Station
Jesse Kuet Abuse of Power and Nuclear Waste
Benefits and Disadvantages of Nuclear Energy
Sameer Kumar Otto Hahn - Life and Accomplishments
Fukushima Accident: The World's Response on Precautions and Development
Maya Kuppermann Health Implications of Nuclear Bombs: A Focus on Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
James Chadwick: The Man Behind the Neutron
Valmik Lakhlani Natural Disaster and Safety in the Nuclear Industry - Fukushima Accident
Low-Level Radioactive Waste Treatment
Sydney Lance Opposition to the Linear No-Threshold Model
Ramsar and Radioactivity
Julia Lebovitz Molten Salt Reactors Explore New Designs
Managing U.S. Exports of Nuclear Energy
Sean Lee Current Nuclear Energy Policy in Thailand
So, What Really Is Nuclear Power?
Juan Leis-Pretto The Supercritical Light Water Reactor
Natural Radioactivity in Southern and Eastern Egypt
Jason Li Cell Phone Radiation: Warranted Public Health Threat?
A Clinical Reality: Advances in Photon Beam Therapy
Jiachen Li Design of Magnetic Confinement Fusion Reactors
Fusion Reactions in Stars: Proton-Proton Chain and CNO Cycle Reaction
David Lin Risky Investments: Nuclear Energy in the Developing World
Nuclear Terrorism: From Destruction to Disruption
Paco Litonjua Nuclear Energy in the Philippines
Applications of Nuclear Energy in Colonizing Mars
Helen Liu Cleanup After the Fukushima Disaster
America's Stance on Nuclear Energy
Evan Long The Advanced Stirling Radioisotope Generator
Osirak and the Fallout of a Preemptive Strike
Jamie MacFarlane The Ecological Dangers of Once-Through Cooling Systems
Operation Anadyr
Gracia Mahoney Tokaimura Nuclear Accident
Kyshtym Nuclear Disaster
Simone Manuel Nuclear Energy in the USA
Georgia Nuclear Debate
Will Matthiessen The Controversy Surrounding the Trojan Nuclear Power Plant
Nuclear Energy in Sweden
Cade May Great Power, Great Responsibility: The Perils of Aging Nuclear Reactors
Weaponized Nuclear Power Plants
Bryan McLellan Russia's Nuclear Weapons
The Aftermath of Chernobyl
Richard McNitzky Extended Deterrence and the Future of NPT Countries
Hydropower in Somalia
Kaitlyn Merritt SPECT Scans Use in Detecting Traumatic Brain Injuries
Cassini-Huygen's Saturn Exploration Using Nuclear Energy
Sarah Min The Windscale Fire: A Disaster and its Consequences in Great Britain
Egypt's Nuclear Power Plant Deal with Russia
Sreyas Misra When Mutually Assured Destruction Breaks Down
How PET Scanners Work
Anika Mohindra Hinkley Point C: High Stakes and Ongoing Controversy
Wylfa Newydd Nuclear Power Station
Emma Morris Plutonium: History, Manufacturing, and Safety
Animal Populations Affected by Nuclear Meltdown
Muzzammil Muhammad Shittu Nigeria, France and Weapons of Mass Destruction
Salted Nukes: A Very Dangerous Nuclear Thought Experiment
Lauren Murphy An Exploration of Cancer after Nuclear Disasters
Nuclear Attack on Hawaii: The 2018 False Alarm
Zach Naidu Plant Vogtle Expansion
Vietnam Nuclear Power Suspension
Ale Navarro Goldaraz Argentina's Nuclear Energy History
Uranium Mineral Mining in Kazakhstan
Regina Nguyen Marietta Blau
Harriet Brooks
Nicole Nishimura Discontinuation of Nuclear Power in California
Impact of Nuclear Testing Base at Camp Century
Gigi Nwagbo Nuclear Microscopy
Nuclear Cardiac Imaging
Akua Nyarko-Odoom Legacy of Nuclear Testing on Micronesian Societies
Nuclear Energy, Environmental Damage, and Migration
Sean O'Bannon The Three Mile Island Accident and its Effects on American Nuclear Power Use
Nuclear Mechanics of Russia's Purported new Torpedo
Wesley Olmsted Safety Concerns with Nuclear Power in Ohio
The German Atomic Bomb Project
Anthony Onyeador Laser Weapon Systems for Nuclear Missile Defense
Saudi Arabia's Motivation to Enrich Uranium
Edwina Owusu-Adjapong Dumsor: Energy Crisis In Ghana
The Abandoned Dogs of Chernobyl
Kofi Owusu Agyeman The Nuclear Energy Dilemma
Differences Between BWRs and PWRs
Kelsey Page The Emerging Role of 3D Printing in Nuclear Proliferation
US Nuclear Weapon Decision-Making Framework in the 1950s
Patrick Perrier The Future of Nuclear Energy in Illinois
SMR's Potential Role in Britain's Energy Portfolio
Sam Pfeil Relationship Between Coal Production and GDP
Future of Nuclear Energy in South Africa
Stephanie Pham The Clock is Ticking - North Korea, on the Brink of Nuclear War
Chien-Shiung Wu: Gender Equality in Physics
Charlotte Philp Could a Thermonuclear Attack Transform Mars into a Habitable Planet?
Potential for Uranium Dissolved in Seawater to Act as a Renewable Energy
Emanuel Pinilla An Overview of Nuclear Energy in France
Nuclear Medicine: Positron Emission Tomography
Kathryn Plummer Health Effects of Nuclear Testing
The Shutdown of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station
Wyatt Pontius Environmental and Radiation Concerns of Red Mud
Fred Hoyle and Supernova Nucleosynthesis
Samuel Premutico The "Thin Man" Nuclear Bomb
A History of Cuba and Nuclear Weapons
Jensen Price Coral Responding to Radiation
Using Data to Diagnose Problems at Nuclear Plants (FW-PHM)
Catherine Raquel Indoor Air Pollution
Myocardial Perfusion Scans
Cyrus Reza Operation Opera
Operation Orchard
Collin Riccitelli Nuclear Energy in California: A Thing of the Past
The Future of Nuclear Energy
Curtis Robinson Nuclear Waste Disposal
The Push to Eradicate Nuclear Energy in California
Thomas Rogers Nuclear Power for U.S. Military Installations
Impacts of Brexit on the UK Nuclear Industry
Arturo Rojas Sodium-Cooled Fast Reactors as a Generation IV Nuclear Reactor
The Usage of Miniaturized Nuclear Weapons in Conventional Warfare
Angel Rubio Reusing Nuclear: A Way our Nuclear Output and Decrease Radioactive Waste
Nuclear Energy in Portugal
Persiana Saffari The Iran Nuclear Deal
Nuclear Politics: The Closing of California's Last Nuclear Plant
Maxim Serebriakov Andrei Sakharov: the Life of a Dissident
Totskoye Nuclear Exercise
Hannah Shabb Nuclear Weapons and the Trump Administration
Nuclear Bombs and Asteroids
Jinglin Shan An Overview on China's Nuclear Weapons Program
Nuclear Power in Japan after the Fukushima Disaster
Josh Sharma International Reaction to Fukushima Disaster
Small Modular Reactors
Xinjian Shi Solar or Nuclear, Which Is Better?
The Attitude to Nuclear Power of Citizens and Governments
Katy Shi Nuclear Energy in the Midwest
The Use and Re-Supply of Plutonium-238 in the United States
Daniel Shin Studying the Long-term Health Effects of Atomic Bombs
Nuclear Power as a Green Energy Source
Vasundhara Singh History of Nuclear Energy in Spain
Paula Small Radioactive Representation: African American Women and Nuclear Energy
Remembering Dr. Henry T. Sampson, Jr.
Caroline Soane Radiotherapy-Induced Tumors in Pediatric Cancer Survivors
The Future of Nuclear Desalination to Address Water Scarcity in Israel
Trevor Speights How Nuclear Reactors Work and Lifespan
Nuclear Waste and Management
Brandon Sugarman Hiroshima: The Medical Fallout
Radiation and Insects: Sterile Insect Technique (SIT)
Nicole Summersett Psychological Impacts of Nuclear Attack Threats
The Trinity Test and Trinitite
Kawin Surakitbovorn Fast Breeder Reactor in Operation: BN-800
Prospect for Nuclear Energy in Malaysia
John Toner Nuclear Power In Hawaii
Electric Vehicles to Combat CO2 Emissions in the US
Anthony Trinh Food Irradiation
Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Disaster
Gregory Tuayev-Deane Evaluating Solutions to the Nuclear Waste Disposal Problem
A Brief Overview of Common Nuclear Reactor Technologies
Casey Tucker Megatons to Megawatts Program: Easing Nuclear Tension
Nuclear Energy Fueling Smoke Detectors
Sam Turchetta A Review of the German Nuclear Weapons Project
The Story of Marie Curie
Requir Van der Merwe History of South African Nuclear Power
South Africa's Nuclear Program
Paige Voigt Viability of Uranium Extraction from Sea Water
Nature's Nuclear Reactor Phenomenon
Frank Voris Misconceptions about the Dangers of Nuclear Energy
Defense of Nuclear Infrastructure in the 21st Century
Jiechen Wang A Comparison of Chernobyl and Fukushima Nuclear Disasters
Development of China's Nuclear Energy Policies and Programs
Kalvin Wang The Future of Nuclear Energy: Small Modular Reactors
Nuclear Power Economic Costs
Isaac Westlund The Akula Class Nuclear Submarine
The Russian Borei Class Nuclear Submarine
Christian White Nuclear Energy in South Carolina
Operation Shakti
Misha Wilcockson The UGM-133 Trident II
Cartoon Nuclear Energy: Springfield Nuclear Power Plant
Harrison Williams The 1961 Goldsboro B-52 Crash
The 1966 Palomares B-52 Crash
Hailey Wilson Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for Nuclear Radiation Field Mapping
Dr. Robert K. Osborne
George Wojcik Nuclear Safety in the Soviet Union
Fissile Materials and the Iran Deal
Paulette Wolak India - A Key Player in the Future of Thorium
The PMDA and the Demise of the Savannah River MOX Facility
Jacob Wolf The Promises and Pitfalls of Nuclear Energy Startups
Playing Nuclear Football: Processes and Problems of Nuclear Launch
Brandon Wu Nuclear Power Plant Disasters: Chernobyl and Fukushima
Nuclear Powered Ships in the US Navy
Sophia Xiao Role of Art in the Cold War
Depiction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japanese and American Literature
Pat Yontrarak The Chernobyl Disaster: Public Responses
The Fukushima Daiichi Accident: Water Contamination in Japan
Tesay Yusuf Nuclear Energy in South Africa
Energy and Neo-Colonialism on the Continent of Africa
Edric Zeng Nuclear Anti-Mimesis: The China Syndrome
Calder Hall: The First Industrial Nuclear Power Plant
Andrew Ziperski America's Role in Creating the Iran Nuclear Threat
Nuclear Power in North Carolina