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Touting the nuclear industry to South Carolina’s students, calling it ‘renewable’!

Engineers seek to educate about role of nuclear energy, Technican, North Carolina,  October 22, 2015 Alex Kanora, Correspondent

Participating in the National Nuclear Science Week for the fifth time, NC State’s nuclear engineers are spending this week educating fellow students about the everyday presence of nuclear science, from electricity to textiles.

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The primary goal of National Nuclear Science Week is to demystify what it means to study nuclear engineering and celebrate its role in society, according to Lisa Marshall, director of Outreach, Retention and Engagement for the department of nuclear engineering. ……..

Tuesday evening at Talley Student Union, nuclear engineering students showed “Pandora’s Promise,” a documentary that explains misconceptions and why skeptics were turned into believers in nuclear power. …..“Many people think of nuclear science as a weapons technology, which in turn keeps people from believing that nuclear energy is a great source of renewable energy,” Marshall said. …… http://www.technicianonline.com/news/article_b2d156e8-7873-11e5-8076-5ff13e669dad.html

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October 23, 2015 - Posted by | spinbuster, USA

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