Topic: Nuclear energy

Nuclear Waste-Burning Technology Could Change the Face of Nuclear Energy

Sept. 12, 2012

University of Texas at Austin physicists have been awarded a U.S. patent for an invention that could someday be used to turn nuclear waste into fuel, thus removing the most dangerous forms of waste from the fuel cycle.

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Energy Experts Meet at The University of Texas at Austin to Debate Economics of Electricity Generation, March 24

March 17, 2011

The Energy Management and Innovation Center (EMIC) at The University of Texas at Austin hosts a forum for energy practitioners, policy-makers and academics on Thursday, March 24, to examine the relative costs of electricity generation, including solar, nuclear, coal, gas and wind.

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Energy: Recognizing how much isn't there

Oct. 21, 2010
Economic policy as if people mattered

To deal with the energy crisis we must deal with a consumption crisis, but politicians are reluctant to run a campaign based on a call for "less" -- the American Dream, after all, is always "more."

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The Steps Toward a Sustainable Austin Energy Symposium Presented by LBJ School of Public Affairs and School of Law

March 4, 2009

The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and the School of Law at The University of Texas at Austin present the Steps Toward a Sustainable Austin Energy Symposium on March 10 in the School of Law's Eidman Courtroom.

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Nuclear Fusion-Fission Hybrid Could Destroy Nuclear Waste and Contribute to Carbon-Free Energy Future

Jan. 27, 2009

Physicists at The University of Texas at Austin have designed a new system that, when fully developed, would use fusion to eliminate most of the transuranic waste produced by nuclear power plants.

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