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Nuclear technology continues to make the world a better place – through relatively inexpensive electricity, lower greenhouse gas emissions, and radiation therapy for cancer patients. In the international community, there is continued interest in nuclear power to improve the standard of living and the power industry.
It is important for all of us who support the nuclear field to be cognizant of the various issues surrounding nuclear energy and to be ambassadors to our communities and to help inform, engage, and inspire others.
DID YOU KNOW?
Nuclear technology works for you every day.
- It protects you from fires thanks to smoke detectors
- It sterilizes contact lenses solution to keep your eyes healthy
- It keeps cars safe by toughening tires and gauging engine wear
- It keeps food from sticking to pots and pans
- It keeps exit signs and runway lights glowing
- It screens airline baggage and passengers
- It helps narrow down a list of missing persons
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