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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 367–370.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Paul Jobin Hecht Gabrielle , Being Nuclear: Africans and the Global Uranium Trade Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . 2012 . xx +451 pp . $29.95 . 01 4 2013 01 4 2013 © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 This magnificent opus, both impressive and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2015) 9 (2): 229–231.
Published: 01 January 2015
... needs in a self-sufficient manner for the country, whereas for others it is another way of making Indonesia completely dependent on outside interests, including the need to buy uranium and import nuclear expertise and materials. Waste will also need to be exported, creating another dependency on outside...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 409–415.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... Nuclear energy is not cheap if the various social costs that it generates are taken into account, and it is not permanent either, as uranium sources may be exhausted in several decades. In addition, those who oppose nuclear power point out that it is not friendly to the environment, as the mining and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 47–64.
Published: 01 November 2014
... science and technology: 235 million yen to the construction of a nuclear reactor, 15 million yen for uranium exploration, and 10 million yen for the procurement of research materials. The amendment was formulated by the Reformation Party but was proposed jointly with the Liberal Party and the Japan...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 403–407.
Published: 01 September 2011
... issues that are of vital interest to science, technology, and social studies. First, nuclear power is inherently a complicated technology in terms of the fuel it requires for power generation, radioactive uranium, and plutonium, and its safety requirements for radiation control, namely, the cooling...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 601–623.
Published: 01 December 2013
... authorize the Atomic Energy Commission to give a large amount of aid to other nations, including permission to export uranium for the first time ( US Information Service 1955 ). This international context shaped the emergence of Japan's nuclear power industry. As we elaborate in the next section, a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 235–256.
Published: 01 September 2018
... radioactivity caused the phosphorescence of uranium salts, it reinforced the insight that atoms were not the smallest unit of physical matter after all. 18 Fig. 1 Title page of Kexue Huabao 科学画报 ( Science Pictorial ), March 1955 Fig. 1 Title page of Kexue Huabao 科学画报 (Science Pictorial), March...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 11–26.
Published: 01 March 2011
... accounts of linguistic representation. Think instead about how heating a pan of water on a rotating turntable can represent the circulation of the earth's atmosphere, how a Monte Carlo simulation represents neutron trajectories in a critical mass of uranium-235, or how a schematic diagram represents the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 295–310.
Published: 01 September 2015
... equipment, especially the advanced thermal reactors (ATRs) and fast breeder reactors (FBR) for spent nuclear fuel reprocessing and uranium enrichment. 30 According to Sekimoto's webpage, a number of graduates of his laboratory are also working at nuclear industries or research institutions. Many...