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Improved Method for Isotope Enrichment Could Secure a Vital Global Commodity

Improved Method for Isotope Enrichment Could Secure a Vital Global Commodity

AUSTIN, Texas — Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have devised a new method for enriching a group of the world’s most expensive chemical commodities, stable isotopes, which are vital to medical imaging and nuclear power, as reported this week in the journal Nature Physics. For many isotopes, the new method is cheaper than…   » Continue Reading

$750,000 Educational Grant Awarded for Engineering Diversity Outreach

The Nuclear and Radiation Engineering and Thermal Fluids Systems programs in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have been awarded $750,000 to establish an outreach program with historically black colleges and universities to introduce students and faculty to nuclear science and engineering.