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Author: Brett Butler
Publisher: Brett Butler
Keywords: icebreaker
Number of Pages: 82
Published: 2006-01-01
ISBN-10: 1740083954
ISBN-13: 9781740083959

As a normal young man at age eighteen, I encountered the natural fears associated with breaking the ice with women who were unknown to me.I have learned to think and act differently from most men, and have enjoyed the company of hundreds of ladies, which has enriched my life with many great experiences.I can see men repeating the same mistakes over and over again when they try to attract a woman. Alarmingly, eighteen years later I have discovered many men in later years have not developed any skills in breaking the ice - they are still using the same unsuccessful methods they tried in their te

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: vol, era, materials, inventory, report, initiative, war, cold, opportunities, stock, challenges, posed, inventories, taking
Number of Pages: 215
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788138081
ISBN-13: 9780788138089

The U.S. Energy Dept. is storing at least 820 million kg of nuclear & non-nuclear materials in inventory at 44 sites in 19 states: spent nuclear fuel, plutonium, natural & enriched uranium, depleted uranium, lithium, sodium, lead, chemicals, weapons components, scrap metal & material. Three materials make up an estimated 95% of the total: depleted uranium, scrap metal, & lithium. Left unattended, much of this material could present environmental, health, or safety risks. Maintaining these materials in a safe condition costs millions of dollars/year.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: proceedings, bratislava, slovak, republic, workshop, accident, damage, event, nuclear, indemnification
Number of Pages: 150
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 9264026258
ISBN-13: 9789264026254

These workshop proceedings assess the third party liability and compensation mechanisms that would be implemented by participating countries in the event of a nuclear accident taking place within or near their borders. To do so, two fictitious accident scenarios were developed: one involving a fire in a nuclear installation located in the Slovak Republic and resulting in the release of significant amounts of radioactive materials off-site, and the other a fire on board a ship transporting enriched uranium hexafluoride along the Danube River. The first scenario was designed to involve the great

Author: Johannes Brahms
Publisher: Serenissima Music, Inc.
Keywords: score, vocal, parzen, der, geang
Number of Pages: 30
Published: 2007-03
ISBN-10: 1932419497
ISBN-13: 9781932419498

Brahms enriched the genre of chorus and orchestra with two impressive works from the early 1880s: In 1881, he set a text to Schiller's Nanie (Op. 82, four-part chorus and orchestra) and the next year (1882) he set Goethe's Song of the Fates (Op. 89, six-part chorus and orchestra).Goethe's text for Gesang der Parzen (Song of the Fates), Op. 89 explores the concept of fate as it relates to mankind. The text admonishes us to "Fear the Gods! They hold the power In eternal hands And can use it As they please." Brahms' setting portrays the contrast between the capriciousness of the Fates and the unc

Author: Gene Aloise
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: nuclear, reflect, facility, funding, estimates, readiness, technology, processing, uranium, national, weapons, security, admin, nnsa, plans
Number of Pages: 38
Published: 2011-02
ISBN-10: 1437943152
ISBN-13: 9781437943153

Built in the 1940s, the Y-12 Nat. Security Complex, located in Oak Ridge, TN, is the NNSA primary site for enriched uranium activities. Because Y-12 facilities are outdated and deteriorating, NNSA is building a more modern facility -- known as the Uranium Processing Facility (UPF). NNSA plans to include more advanced technologies in the UPF to make uranium processing and component production safer. This report: (1) assessed NNSA's estimated cost and schedule for constructing the UPF; (2) determined the extent to which UPF will use new, experimental technologies, and identify resultant risks; a

Author: Jonathan Medalia
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: technologies, observations, science, materials, nuclear, weapons, detection
Number of Pages: 112
Published: 2010-03
ISBN-10: 1437921930
ISBN-13: 9781437921939

(1) How Does Detection Work?; Current Detection Technol.; (2) Advanced Technol.: Nanocomposite Scintillators; GADRAS: Gamma-Ray Spectrum Analysis Application Using Multiple Algorithms; Computer Modeling to Evaluate Detection Capability; L-3 CAARS: Low-Risk Dual-Energy Radiography System; SAIC CAARS: Higher-Risk, Higher-Benefit Dual-Energy Radiography System; AS&E CAARS: Using Backscattered X-Rays to Detect Dense Material; Muon Tomography; Analyzing a Nuclear Weapon with Nuclear Resonance Fluorescence; Detecting SNM at a Distance; (3) Signatures of Plutonium, Highly Enriched Uranium, and Nuclea

Author: OECD Nuclear Energy Agency
Publisher: Nuclear Energy Agency, Organisation for Economic C
Keywords: perspective, red, book, retrospective, demand, production, years, uranium, resources, forty
Number of Pages: 276
Published: 2006-01-01
ISBN-10: 9264028064
ISBN-13: 9789264028067

The "Red Book", jointly prepared by the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency and the International Atomic Energy Agency, is a recognised world reference source on the uranium industry. This publication collates and analyses key information drawn from the twenty editions of the Red Book published between 1965 and 2004, in order to set out a comprehensive review of developments in the world uranium industry from the birth of civilian nuclear energy through to the beginning of the 21st century. It summarises developments in the major uranium-producing countries and topics covered include: installed nuclear
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