San Onofre in California is shut down. But its spent fuel still remains.

The media has taken notice of the problem of spent fuel being stored indefinitely at reactor sites, which, for now, will be there long after the plant has been taken offline… Continue reading

A brief history of Westinghouse’s financial struggles, beginning in 1907

Westinghouse filed for bankruptcy in March of 2017. But this isn’t the first time the company has had financial struggles… Continue reading

Material Lead Time Tips

Lead time is a factor when specifying parts for a project. For planning purposes, you need to know how long it will take for it to arrive once it is ordered. Continue reading

Brief history of early US nuclear regulation

Most people probably don’t know anything about the beginning of US nuclear regulation… Continue reading

A look at “Controlling the Atom”

Book cover of Controlling the Atom

This book, Controlling the Atom, appeared in 1984 and describes the creation of the first nuclear reactor regulations. The subtitle may sound boring, but I think there are some portions of the book that industry engineers will find interesting. Continue reading

Do you have $400 to spare?

I didn’t send you a tip last week… Continue reading

Get your privacy back for cheap

In a world run by digital technology where everything is connected to and stored on the Internet, we practically have no privacy remaining. Continue reading

Track flights in real time

Have a friend or family member taking a long trip by airplane? Continue reading