United Nations nuclear inspectors, negotiating today in Tehran over wider access to suspected atomic sites, risk undermining their work by focusing too narrowly on winning access to an Iranian military base, according to analysts including a former monitor.
The conflict between Iran and the West just keeps heating up, with the Iranians announcing over the weekend that they have begun to enrich uranium at a second major facility, a well-defended site outside the city of Qom.
Robert Kelley, a U.S. atomic engineer based in Vienna, says simple measures including staying indoors, taking iodide tablets and wearing long-sleeved clothes and hats will protect people in Japan if there is a major radiation leak from the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant.
All cooling water is gone from the spent-fuel pool at one of the crippled nuclear reactors in Japan, causing the release of high levels of radiation, Gregory Jaczko , chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, told members of Congress.
University of North Dakota President Robert Kelley said the school will resume using the nickname of Fighting Sioux after referendum supporters filed petitions asking that it be put to a statewide vote.
On June 27, 1848, Daniel Drew found himself in court over insider trading. Not because it was illegal; there was no law against it at the time. Rather, his partners had sued him because he hadn't divided the profits fairly.
Iran’s decision to convert a third of its higher-enriched uranium into metal plates will make it more difficult for the Persian Gulf country to assemble an atomic weapon if it decides to to so, nuclear-security analysts say.