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Oklo-natural fission reactor program

Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory

Oklo-natural fission reactor program

by Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory

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Published by [Dept. of Energy], Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, for sale by the National Technical Information Service] in Los Alamos, N.M, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Uranium -- Migration,
  • Underground nuclear explosions -- Gabon,
  • Uranium ores -- Gabon,
  • Uranium ores -- Canada

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLA ; 8281-PR, ONWI/Sub ; 80/E 511-01100-1
    ContributionsNorris, A. E. 1937-, United States. Dept. of Energy
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14880516M

    "Atomic power" redirects here. For the film, see Atomic Power (film). The MWe Leibstadt Nuclear Power Plant in Switzerland. The. See also, the Oklo natural nuclear reactor complete with all the associated waste/contamination and the fact that it had little to no impact on the surrounding environment[2]. At the end of the day, there are 11 known and god knows how many unknown nuclear reactors .

    The Oklo natural fission reactor in Gabon goes into operation. The last reserves of reduced iron are used up by the increasing atmospheric oxygen--last banded iron formations. Eukaryotic cell organisms develop. Rise of multicellular organisms. Fossils of . The Oklo natural nuclear fission reactor contains evidence that significant amounts of technetium were produced and have since decayed into ruthenium Characteristics Physical properties. Technetium is a silvery-gray radioactive metal with an appearance similar to . Plutonium is a transuranic radioactive chemical element with symbol Pu and atomic number It is an actinide metal of silvery-gray appearance that tarnishes when exposed to air, and forms a dull coating when element normally exhibits six allotropes and four oxidation reacts with carbon, halogens, nitrogen, silicon and exposed to moist air, it forms oxides.

    Plutonium (94 Pu) is an artificial element, except for trace quantities resulting from neutron capture by uranium, and thus a standard atomic weight cannot be all artificial elements, it has no stable isotopes. It was synthesized long before being found in nature, the first isotope synthesized being Pu in Twenty plutonium radioisotopes have been characterized.   Time periods taken from Radioactive Waste ManagementAn IAEA Source Book, (figures 7 and 8).. The Oklo natural reactors evolved billion years ago, at a time when the content of the fissile isotope uranium in natural uranium was much higher than it is todayaround 3%, similar to the level in LEU used in light water reactors. Thursday Morning, Octo Thursday Morning, Octo 2 AM am AC+AS+SA-ThM11 Comparison of the Oxidation Rates for Alpha Versus Delta Plutonium by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy, Art Nelson, S.B. Donald, D.J. Roberts, W. McLean, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.


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