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Multimedia Resources
Graphic resources, videos, and fact sheets from the Office of Nuclear Energy.
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Advanced Nuclear Match Game
Challenge your memory, concentration and nuclear knowledge with our Advanced Nuclear Match Game.
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STEM Resources
The Harnessed Atom is a new middle school science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum extension that focuses on nuclear science and energy.
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Press Releases

$10.6 Million Announced to Support Advanced Nuclear Energy Technologies
Funding supports three domestic advanced nuclear technology projects.
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$19 Million Awarded to Advance Nuclear Energy Technologies
Four domestic advanced nuclear technology projects selected to boost the state of U.S. commercial nuclear capabilities.
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Secretary Perry Announces Financial Close on Additional Loan Guarantees During Trip to Vogtle Advanced Nuclear Energy Project
DOE reaches financial close for up to $3.7 billion in additional guarantees of loans to finance the continued construction of Vogtle Units 3 and 4.
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DOE Announces $100 Million in Small Business Innovation and Technology Funding
Eligible small businesses that have previously received Phase I grants will be able to complete for Phase II grants with a duration of up to 2 years.
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$5 Million in Scholarships Awarded to Future Nuclear Scientists and Engineers
Awards include 45 scholarships and 33 fellowships for students at U.S. colleges and universities.
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Secretary Perry Launches Versatile Test Reactor Project to Modernize Nuclear Research and Development Infrastructure
This fast neutron testing capability will help the United States meet its goal for advanced nuclear reactor technology development.
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DOE Awards $111 Million to U.S. Vendors to Develop Accident Tolerant Nuclear Fuels
New fuels being developed are expected to enhance the safety and performance of nuclear fuel.
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National lab to make new fuel to support advanced reactors
Federal government to fabricate high-assay low-enriched uranium (HALEU) fuel at Idaho National Laboratory using its HALEU feedstock.
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory automates key process in plutonium-238 production
Oak Ridge National Laboratory automates part of the process of producing plutonium-238, which is used by NASA to fuel deep space missions.
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DOE Office of Nuclear Energy Announces Agreement Supporting Power Generated from Small Modular Reactors
Agreement with UAMPS and Batelle will use small modular reactors to meet research and power needs at Idaho National Laboratory.
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Call to Action: How the military draft earned this Navy Vet a long career in nuclear
Argonne National Laboratory researcher Roger Blomquist was drafted into the Vietnam War, setting up a long career in nuclear.
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The BIG potential for nuclear micro-reactors
Micro-reactors will likely be the first advanced reactors that we see enter the U.S. market and they could be game-changers for the industry.
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4 Major opportunities for additive manufacturing in nuclear energy
Additive manufacturing could completely change the way we design, build and certify nuclear systems.
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5 Things you should know about Plant Vogtle
The successful completion of Vogtle Units 3 and 4 will set the tone for what could be a nuclear resurgence in the United States.
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What should I do if a small modular reactor loses off-site power?
Small modular reactors are setting a new standard for safety in the nuclear industry.
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5 Things to Know about the Nuclear Energy FY2020 Budget Request
FY2020 Budget request increases by 8% over previous year for nuclear energy.
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3 female engineers making an impact on the nuclear industry
From seasoned veterans to recent college grads, meet three women who are helping to empower the next generation nuclear workforce.
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DOE: There's a Definite Need for a Fast Test Reactor
Having a fast test reactor will drastically speed up the time it takes to test, develop and qualify advanced reactor technologies.
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Millennial to Watch: Mareena Robinson Snowden
Mareena Robinson Snowden is the first black woman to earn a doctorate in nuclear engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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5 Questions for Director-General William Magwood
Hear from the former DOE director of nuclear energy about his professional journey from Pittsburgh to Paris.
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Nuclear Power Summary - April 2019
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Infographic: 6 Advanced Manufacturing Methods for Nuclear
6 ways to develop nuclear plants and parts faster, cheaper and with greater reliability.
Advanced Methods for Manufacturing Newsletter - Issue 9 March 2019
The Advanced Methods for Manufacturing newsletter includes updated program and research projects information.
Advanced Sensors and Instrumentation Newsletter - Issue 10, March 2019
This newsletter includes information about new developments in sensors, instrumentation, and related technologies across the Office of Nuclear Energy.