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Congressional legislation could increase resources for Argonne National Lab via My Suburaban Life.com

DARIEN – On Wednesday, the House Committee on Appropriations passed legislation – championed by Congressman Bill Foster – that would enable Argonne National Laboratory to save “millions of dollars” by removing on-site nuclear waste, according to a news release from … Continue reading

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UChicago, Argonne scientists gather to discuss nation’s energy future via UChicago News

Speakers at the most recent event included Mark Peters, deputy laboratory director for programs, Argonne; Leah Guzowski, energy policy scientist, decision and information sciences, Argonne; Hussein Khalil, director, nuclear engineering division, Argonne; Peter Littlewood, professor of physics, UChicago, and associate … Continue reading

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Did a WWII nuclear experiment make the U of C radioactive? Um, No. But did the Manhattan Project’s Enrico Fermi consider the risk to Chicago? via WBEZ

[…] Chicago Pile 1 was never meant to be under the University of Chicago’s former football field. Project managers originally wanted the full experiment to run in the Red Gate Woods, southwest of the city. But builders at Red Gate … Continue reading

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Seventy years since historic nuclear chain reaction via World Nuclear News

Seventy years have passed since a team of 49 scientists, led by Italian-born Enrico Fermi, succeeded in creating the world’s first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction. […] The Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) published a video in July to commemorate the scientific … Continue reading

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