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A podcast featuring interviews with experts throughout the Nuclear Energy field, covering advanced technology, economics, policy, industry, and more.

Titans Of Nuclear | Interviewing World Experts on Nuclear Energy Bret Kugelmass, Energy Impact Center

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A podcast featuring interviews with experts throughout the Nuclear Energy field, covering advanced technology, economics, policy, industry, and more.

    Ep 268: David Otwoma - Chief Scientist, National Commission for Science Technology and Innovation"

    Ep 268: David Otwoma - Chief Scientist, National Commission for Science Technology and Innovation"

    1) The birth of Kenya’s Radiation Protection Board and David Otwoma’s responsibilities as a radiation protection officer
    2) A look into how David’s international travels as a safeguards inspector influenced his advisorship to Kenya’s national government
    3) Kenya’s challenges in increasing electricity supply nationwide and how recent steps will ensure better access to electricity
    4) David lays out the steps that need to be taken to retain talented young professionals in Kenya, with nuclear power as a key element

    • 50 min
    Ep 267: Donald Carlson - Retired Nuclear Engineer, IAEA

    Ep 267: Donald Carlson - Retired Nuclear Engineer, IAEA

    1) Donald shares his introduction to HTGR technology under the mentorship of Professor Rudolf Schulten
    2) How misconceptions of graphite fires affection public understanding of nuclear accidents
    3) Why spent fuel pool storage is the riskiest part of light water nuclear reactors
    4) How public perception, cost, and existing political structures impact nuclear policy around the world

    • 53 min
    Nuclear Technology Series - Space, Medicine, and Civilian Reactors

    Nuclear Technology Series - Space, Medicine, and Civilian Reactors

    In the final episode of the Nuclear Technology Series, Bret, Ed Pheil, and Andrew Daniels discuss the less common reactor uses and types such as for space travel, medical purposes, and everything in between. Be sure to listen to the previous episodes on Molten Salt, High-Temperature Gas, and Liquid Metal Reactors.

    • 1 hr 35 min
    Nuclear Technology Series - Liquid Metal Reactors

    Nuclear Technology Series - Liquid Metal Reactors

    In part three of the Nuclear Technology Series, Bret continues his conversation with Andrew Daniels and Ed Pheil to discuss liquid metal reactors. Be sure to check out the first two installments of this series where the three discuss high temperature gas reactors and molten salt reactors. 

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Nuclear Technology Series - Molten Salt Reactors

    Nuclear Technology Series - Molten Salt Reactors

    In part two of our special Nuclear Technology Series, Bret, Andrew and Ed reconvene to discuss how molten salt reactors operate, the distinctions between which kinds they are, what type of salt is in them, and more. Be sure to check out part one in this series on high temperature gas reactors. 

    • 1 hr 39 min
    Nuclear Technology Series - High Temperature Gas Reactors

    Nuclear Technology Series - High Temperature Gas Reactors

    In the first episode of a four-part special miniseries, Bret Kugelmass invites Andrew Daniels (Author, After Fukushima) and Ed Pheil (Chief Technology Officer, Elysium Industries) to discuss nuclear technology. In this first episode, the three discuss high temperature gas reactors.  

    • 1 hr 11 min

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