Uranium

Depleted Uranium Munition

As the tensions between Ukraine and Russia escalate, the use of depleted uranium munitions has once again come into the spotlight. The use of these weapons is a cause for concern not only due to their devastating impact but also ..

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Uranium Mining in Rajasthan

Huge reserves of Uranium have been found at Rohil (Khandela Tehsil) in Sikar district of Rajasthan. With this reserve, this state has come on the world map. It is located at around 120 km from state capital Jaipur. Key facts After ..

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What are ‘Volatile organic compounds’?

The Volatile organic compounds are chemicals that are lighter than air at room temperature. They are used as paint thinners. Also they are used in perfumes. They are naturally found in petroleum products. They are also produced by plants, animals ..

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Uranium-214- Lightest form of Uranium

The scientists have recently created lightest form of Uranium. It is called the Uranium-214. The discovery reveals more information about an alpha particle. The alpha particle are those particles that gets ejected from radioactive elements as they decay. About Uranium-214 ..

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How will Japan release contaminated Fukushima water into the ocean?

The Japanese Government recently approved a plan to release more than 1 million tonnes of treated radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant. In 2011, there occurred a nuclear disaster in the plant due an earthquake and tsunami. It ..

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Iran’s Strategic Measures for the Removal of Sanctions: Highlights

The Iranian Parliament has recently passed a bill called the “Strategic Measures for the Removal of Sanctions”. The bill aims to boost the nuclear activity of Iran in the wake of killing of the Iranian nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. He ..

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