Nuclear Energy Beyond Electricity
Besides providing 60% of U.S. non-carbon electricity, nuclear has uses in desalination, medicine, heat generation, space exploration, and more. Coupled with advancements in the industry, applications are starting to be available from the smallest villages all the way to sprawling cities. Learn about all of it from Nick Touran, Ph.D, Nuclear Engineer and avid science communicator.
Bio: Nick Touran, Ph.D. A nuclear engineer in Seattle developing technical solutions to world energy challenges. He is working on the design of an advanced nuclear reactor for a nuclear innovation company, TerraPower. He is a clean energy activist, environmentalist, and fascinated with all electronics.
Free and open to all ages: Ada's Technical Books and Cafe, 425 15th Ave. E., Seattle, 98112. More information and RSVP at Seattle Friends of Fission or Ada's Bookstore.
From 7pm to 9pm