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The ‘Periodic Table of Elements’ or ‘The Table’ has turned 150 years old in 2019. The United Nations General Assembly and UNESCO have decided to observe 2019 as the “International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements (IYPT2019)”. History of the Periodic Table Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier wrote the Traité Élémentaire de Chimie (Elementary Treatise ..
Topics: Actinides • Alexandre-Émile Béguyer de Chancourtois • Atomic number • Chemical elements • Chemistry • Dmitri Mendeleev • Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute • John Newlands • Natural sciences • Periodic table • Periodic trends • Physical sciences
The Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology (RRCAT), an Indore-based unit of Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) has developed an instrument called Fluorimeter, to measure traces of uranium in water. The device is capable of examining traces of uranium in sample of water from 0.1 PPB (Parts-per- billion) unit to 100 PPB. It can be ..
Topics: Actinides • Atomic Energy Commission of India • Chemistry • Department of Atomic Energy • Homi Bhabha National Institute • Nuclear energy in India • Nuclear technology • Physical sciences • Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology • Uranium
Nuclear Fuel Complex (NFC) Deputy Chief Executive (Fuels) GVS Hemantha Rao will receive the Outstanding Service Award 2010, conferred by the Indian Nuclear Society. An outstanding scientist, Mr Rao has vast experience in maintenance, project execution and fabrication of fuels used in BWRs and PHWRs and Sub Assemblies for PFBR.
Topics: Actinides • Boiling water reactor • Fuel • Nuclear chemistry • Nuclear energy in India • Nuclear fuel • Nuclear Fuel Complex • Nuclear physics • Nuclear reprocessing • Nuclear technology • Physical sciences • Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor