Nuclear safety: IRSN and CNRS present their joint roadmap

The CNRS and the Institute for Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN) have been cooperating for a long time in the field of nuclear safety, and in 2008 they created a joint laboratory, the MIST (Laboratory of Micromechanics and Integrity of Structures) intended to study the thermomechanical behavior of materials subjected to harmful atmospheres such … Read more

Nuclear fusion: Iter could release more energy than expected

LIA generaliste Gato possede des capacites quaucun humain ne sera

A group of researchers from the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) has made an important discovery for the future of controlled fusion power generation by magnetic confinement. It therefore concerns tokamaks and it will be put into practice for tests at least in the Iter reactor when it will be in operation. let’s remember … Read more

Nuclear threat: Can you buy iodine tablets on the Internet?

Nuclear threat Can you buy iodine tablets on the Internet

The answer is no. Neither on the Internet nor in pharmacies. The management of stable iodine tablets is extremely regulated. Distributed in the event of radioactive fallout, they are normally reserved for the population living within a radius of 20 km around a nuclear power plant. If you type the words “iodine tablets” into Google, … Read more