Nuclear Waste Current Affairs, GK & News

Nuclear Waste  Current Affairs, GK & News

Stable form of Plutonium discovered accidentally

Scientists led by Helmholtz Zentrum Dresden Rossendorf have found new compound of Plutonium unexpectedly in France. The team was actually trying to create plutonium dioxide nano particles using different precursors. In the process, the plutonium at its pentavalent state showed a peculiar behavior. The scientists then learnt that the strange behavior of Plutonium at its ..

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India generates around 4 tonnes/GW nuclear waste per year: Government

Government has announced that around 4 tonnes of nuclear waste per gigawatt (GW) (1000 MW) is generated annually. This waste is similar to the amount of waste generated internationally by other countries. It was announced by Minister of State for Atomic Energy Jitendra Singh in a written response to a question in Lok Sabha. Nuclear ..

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