Category Archives: Uranium enrichment

Four cylinders of enriched uranium hexafluoride fall almost twenty feet during loading operation at Canadian port

World Nuclear News reported today: Port authorities are investigating how four cylinders containing enriched uranium hexafluoride (UF6) were dropped during unloading operations in Halifax at Canada’s Nova Scotia. Shortly before 10.00 pm on 13 March, the Halifax Regional Fire and … Continue reading

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Are nukes carbon-free? Nope. Enriching uranium takes electricity. (Warning: This post contains Rand Paul-levels of reliance on Wikipedia, but with proper footnoting)

You ever have one of those days where everywhere you looked were things that needed more looking into? In the course of researching a post on uranium mining, I ran across this on Wikipedia, in an article on uranium enrichment … Continue reading

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