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St. Louis Baby Tooth Survey with Nina Gilden Seavey
August 30, 2022
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St. Louis Baby Tooth Survey with Nina Gilden Seavey

Nina Gilden Seavey discusses how the St. Louis Baby Tooth Survey helped persuade U.S. President Kennedy to sign the Partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty which ended above-ground nuclear weapons testing in the US, UK, and the Soviet Union. In the process, citizen science was born and children sported cool bu...

How to restart a nuclear reactor in Japan after the Fukushima disaster with Dreux Richard
May 25, 2021
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How to restart a nuclear reactor in Japan after the Fukushima disaster with Dreux Richard

In this episode, Shelly Lesher and Dreux Richard author of the book, Every Human Intention: Japan in the New Century, explore the post-Fukushima nuclear regulatory system of Japan and how to determine the safety of restarting nuclear reactors threatened by earthquake faults. Visit us at: mynuclearlife....

Deep beneath the surface: Innovating nuclear waste disposal with Elizabeth Muller
April 27, 2021
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Deep beneath the surface: Innovating nuclear waste disposal with Elizabeth Muller

In this episode, Lexie Weghorn and Shelly Lesher discuss nuclear waste disposal with Elizabeth Muller, CEO of Deep Isolation. Topics include nuclear energy’s “waste problem”, how nuclear waste is currently stored, and options for our future. Visit us at: mynuclearlife.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/mynuc...

Hanford Lab Pt. 2: How the DOE got into the museum business with Robert Franklin

Hanford Lab Pt. 2: How the DOE got into the museum business with Robert Franklin

In this episode, Shelly continues her conversation with Robert Franklin, Archivist & Oral Historian at the Hanford History Project. They discuss how Hanford's B-Reactor became a Manhattan Project National Historical Site, local vs. national interpretation of history, the local high school mascot, and c...

How do you celebrate Alaska Statehood? Nuke them a harbor with Dan O'Neill
December 23, 2020
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How do you celebrate Alaska Statehood? Nuke them a harbor with Dan O'Neill

In this episode of My Nuclear Life, host Shelly Lesher interviews Dan O’Neil. Dan is the author of The Firecracker Boys. In this book, he speaks about Project Chariot, a U.S. atomic energy project in Alaska, and how this project was prevented.  Shelly begins the interview by asking Dan to s...

Saving the world with nuclear energy, one microreactor at a time with Leslie Dewan
December 16, 2020
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Saving the world with nuclear energy, one microreactor at a time with Leslie Dewan

In this episode of My Nuclear Life, host Shelly Lesher interviews Dr. Leslie Dewan. Leslie earned her PhD in Nuclear Engineering from MIT and is a co-founder of Transatomic Power, one of the first startup companies attempting to bring a Generation IV reactor to market. Leslie’s understanding of ...