Looking back close to the seventh anniversary of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster, society not only continues to contend with the effects of the accident, but also with the questions of nuclear energy. How can we move forward to safely produce energy using nuclear power? And how can we prevent such a tragedy from occurring again?
Join us for light refreshments as retired U.S. Navy Captain and nuclear energy consultant Reid Tanaka relates his experience leading the U.S. response team through the crisis, and what he believes is in store for the future of nuclear energy.
INMM is now hosting Chris Morrison at the UW! He will be giving a talk on nuclear energy in space, geared more towards students. Come out and don’t miss this opportunity to hear from him!
Happy new year, and thanks to everyone who came out Wednesday January 10th for Seattle Friends of Fission’s first talk of 2018. Stay tuned as we have events coming up soon!
Come out for snacks and games in a casual introduction to the activities of our club and opportunities in nuclear science and policy! 4-6 PM, Friday, December 1st, at the Physics and Astronomy Building, room C520. Don’t miss it!
Come at 6:30 PM to Thomson 101 on November 1, 2017, and hear from guests Dr. James Conca (Forbes Energy), Lenka Kollar (NuScale), Mark Schanfein (PNNL), and Dr. Nick Touran (TerraPower) about climate change and nuclear energy. Free pizza will be provided!
Thanks to everyone who came to the talk at Ada’s with Dr. Nick Touran and Scott Montgomery about nuclear power in the 21st century, hosted by Seattle Friends of Fission!
On Thursday February 23rd, Senior Nonproliferation Advisor Mark Schanfein from PNNL will give a talk about safely monitoring nuclear materials, an important problem that will need to be addressed in order to support any further nuclear development. Come hear from him while eating free pizza!