The Nuclear Noodle

Our Mission

The Nuclear Noodle Newsletter is a student-run e-newsletter that covers news pertaining to the U.S. and global nuclear industries. Our objectives include: 

  • Giving students interested in nuclear science and engineering a platform to express their views

  • Informing the student body and greater Knoxville community about events in the nuclear industry

  • Providing students and members of the nuclear industry with context for how technological advancements in the nuclear industry affect society, as well as how public opinion influences the growth of the nuclear industry

  • Ensuring that students have opportunities to get involved in ANS from day one of their freshman year

  • Promoting nuclear science and technology 

 

Remnants of the Space Race: Nuclear Thermal Propulsion
2018-04-09 11:49 Remnants of the Space Race: Nuclear Thermal Propulsion     By John Taylor   The idea of using nuclear fission to propel a ship through space dates to the Cold War, when both the United States ...
Fusion Energy in 15 Years: Advancements in Superconducting Magnets
2018-04-09 11:48 Fusion Energy in 15 Years: Advancements in Superconducting Magnets     By Charles McSwain   Fusion energy promises to supply the world with abundant clean energy by capturing the energy releas...
The Trump Administration’s Nuclear Posture Review: What does it mean for international relations?
2018-02-01 11:52 The Trump Administration’s Nuclear Posture Review: What does it mean for international relations?   By Luke Seifert   The Trump administration recently released the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review...
A New Home for the Nuclear Engineering Department
2018-02-01 11:52 A New Home for the Nuclear Engineering Department   By Robert Corrigan   At the start of the spring semester, nuclear engineering students returned to a very different looking department from th...