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Exploring Space with Nuclear Energy

Some Space missions run for years, or even decades. They need reliable power to run scientific instruments and communications equipment. Nuclear batteries, so-called Radioisotope Power Systems, provide energy for a very long time. Radioisotope Power Systems are thermoelectric devices. Read more →

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Finland Eyes Nuclear Power to Hit Climate Targets

Along the pine-lined shores of Finland's bucolic western coast, a clean energy vision of the Nordic country's future is quietly taking shape. Read more →

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IAEA Mission Says Australia Committed to Strengthening Nuclear and Radiation Safety, Sees Areas for Enhancement

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said Australia is committed to strengthening its regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety. The team also noted areas for further enhancements, including implementation of the framework in a more consistent manner across the country. Read more →

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Nuclear Science for Sustainable Agriculture: The IAEA-FAO Partnership

Interview with Maria Helena Semedo, Deputy Director-General for Climate and Natural Resources at the Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations (FAO), and a speaker at the IAEA Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Science and Technology, starting on 26 November. Read more →

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Addressing Gender Balance in Nuclear Safeguards

Celebrating the diverse careers of women in nuclear safeguards while exploring ways to advance gender balance was among the topics discussed at the Symposium on International Safeguards in Vienna last week. Read more →

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