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This resource section contains a variety of materials to provide a more in-depth look into the Office of Nuclear Energy’s (NE’s) research, development, and demonstration activities, as well as office partners, tools, print products, social media, and terminology.

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Nuclear Energy Basics

5 Things You Should Know About Accident Tolerant Fuels
Accident tolerant fuels have the potential to improve performance and survive accident conditions a lot longer than today's nuclear fuel.
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5 Key Resilient Features of Small Modular Reactors
These 5 features of small modular reactors bring resilience to the electric grid.
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3 Innovations Transforming the Nuclear Industry
Advanced reactors, additive manufacturing and advanced fuels are expected to transform the U.S. nuclear industry. Here's how.
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Fission and Fusion: What is the Difference?
Infographic: Learn the difference between fission and fusion - two physical processes that produce massive amounts of energy from atoms.
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7 Fast Facts about the High Flux Isotope Reactor
7 fast facts on the High Flux Isotope Reactor—one of the nation's top facilities in producing medical- and industry-grade isotopes.
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7 Things The Simpsons Got Wrong About Nuclear
Here are 7 things The Simpsons missed about nuclear energy.
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7 Fast Facts About Idaho National Laboratory's Advanced Test Reactor
The Advanced Test Reactor at Idaho National Laboratory is one of the largest research reactors in the world helping to advance nuclear technologies.
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3 Advanced Reactor Systems to Watch by 2030
These 3 advanced reactor designs are cleaner, safer and more efficient than previous generations. They could also debut as early as 2030.
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Nuclear Power is the Most Reliable Energy Source and It's Not Even Close
Nuclear energy has the highest capacity factor of any energy source, and it's not even close.
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10 Jobs in Nuclear Starting at $60K or Higher
Nuclear energy has a host of careers that utilize many diverse skill sets, and the pay isn't bad either. These 10 jobs start at $60K or higher.
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Videos

Video: Top 5 Nuclear Dad Jokes
Take an awkward minute to enjoy the top 5 nuclear dad jokes from our office.
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Video: Analysis: Small Modular Reactors Could Transform Nuclear Industry
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Ed McGinnis gives this thoughts on the impact small modular reactors could have on U.S. nuclear industry.
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Video: IVEM Tandem Facility at Argonne National Laboratory
The IVEM Tandem Facility at Argonne National Laboratory is part transmission electron microscope—part ion beam accelerators.
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Video: Nuclear Visionary: Abbey Donahue
Hear from Abbey Donahue, president of the North American Young Generation in Nuclear (NAYGN) on her thoughts about nuclear energy.
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Video: Nuclear Visionary: Kristin McCoskey
Hear from #NuclearVisionary Kristin McCoskey of Exelon Generation on her thoughts about nuclear energy.
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Video: Nuclear Visionary: Grace Meikle
Hear from #NuclearVisionary Grace Meikle of Canadian Nuclear Laboratories on her thoughts about nuclear energy.
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High Flux Isotope Reactor
The High Flux Isotope Reactor is a research reactor located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
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Video: The Advanced Test Reactor at Idaho National Laboratory
The Advanced Test Reactor is the largest research reactor in the world dedicated to advanced nuclear technologies.
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Video: Talking Nuclear With The Annandale Atoms
Virginia's Annandale High School has a unique mascot - the atom. It seemed like the perfect place to go and talk about nuclear energy.
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Video: Chicago Pile-1: A Brick History
Watch and learn about the world's first controlled chain reaction.
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Nuclear Energy Graphics Resources

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Infographic: Accident Tolerant Fuels
Infographic on benefits of accident tolerant fuels.
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Infographic: Fast Facts on Fission
Learn about some fast facts on fission.
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INFOGRAPHIC: 5 Resilient Features of Small Modular Reactors
These five features of small modular reactors bring resilience to the electric grid.
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Infographic: Fast Facts on Fusion
Infographic on fast facts on fusion
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Art Device

Logo: Clean. Reliable. Nuclear (Blue Text)
Download the Office of Nuclear Energy's Clean.Reliable.Nuclear logo.
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Logo: Office of Nuclear Energy Icon
Download the Office of Nuclear Energy icon for public use.
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Logo: Clean. Reliable. Nuclear Logo (White Text)
Download the Office of Nuclear Energy's Clean. Reliable. Nuclear white text logo.
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