The word nuclear is an adjective. Nuclear means (1) constituting or like a nucleus.
Nuclear is also an adjective that means (1) (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy, (2) of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of an atom, (3) of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of a cell.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word nuclear.
The IAEA was begun in 1957 and is headquartered in Vienna, Austria. It is the world's center of cooperation in the nuclear field. It works with other agencies and organizations within the UN. The IAEA is the world's nuclear inspectorate, helps countries with nuclear safety, and with developing peaceful uses for nuclear energy. The website contains information about the IAEA and its programs.
The Dept. of Energy's mission is to advance the national, economic and energy security of the United States. The website describes their principal aims and programs including Energy Security, Nuclear Security, and Environmental Responsibility. The Secretary for the Department of Energy is a member of the President's Cabinet.
UT Knoxville, a land-grant university, traces its origins to 1794. There are 20,400 undergraduates, 6,000 graduate students, and 1,400 faculty. UT's MBA program is ranked 5th among public universities by the Wall Street Journal, and there is also a well-known graduate program in nuclear engineering. More about all UT Knoxville programs, visiting the school, and applying on the website.
The following articles provide recent nuclear-related news.
Scientists have constructed a nuclear physics model capturing the interactions between neutrinos and atomic nuclei. This model building is part of a larger project to understand the role of neutrinos in the early universe.
Science Daily. Monday, 28 Sep 2020 19:12:45 EDT.
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Saturday visited the disaster-stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, where decommissioning work is taking place.
Japan Times. Saturday, 26 Sep 2020 23:09:30 +0900.