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Professor Edward Morse Appears on Bloomberg TV

Thursday, Apr 2nd 2015

UC Berkeley Nuclear Engineering Professor Edward Morse appeared on Bloomberg TV this morning to discuss the negotiations regarding Iran's nuclear power program.

See the interview here:


Heising-Simons Foundation Supports NE Faculty Member, Karl van Bibber, Seeking Axion Dark Matter

Wednesday, Mar 18th 2015




Answering One Question to Better Understand the Universe

Heising-Simons Foundation Supports Research Seeking Axion Dark Matter


Hosemann Group Enters Bladesmithing Competition

Wednesday, Mar 4th 2015

Professor Hosemann's group has entered a sword in the TMS 2015 Bladesmithing competition. For details on the competition, please see:

As a component of the judging process, the group has made a very entertaining video detailing the process of making the blade.

Good luck in the contest Hosemann Group!


Atomic Insights Write-up of UCBNE Visit

Wednesday, Feb 18th 2015

Rod Adams, writer of the Atomic Insights blog, was the featured colloquium speaker in the Nuclear Engineering Department on February 9, 2015.  While here, Mr. Adams toured several departmental laboratories and facilities and has produced an in-depth article of his experiences during his visit.


UCBNE PB-FHR Featured in the Next Big Future Blog

Wednesday, Feb 18th 2015

The Pebble-Bed Fluoride-Salt-Cooled High-Temperature (PB-FHR) Reactor research program, of which the Peterson Group is a part, has been featured on the Next Big Future blog.  The blog post describes the goals for the project (led by MIT) and details the progress of the program.  The blog post can be read here: