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Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety and Security of U.S. Nuclear Plants is a study of the Fukushima Daiichi accident. This report examines the causes of the crisis, the performance of safety systems at the plant, and the responses of its operators following the earthquake and tsunami.


 Induced Seismicity Potential in Energy Technologies identifies gaps in knowledge and research needed to advance the understanding of induced seismicity; identify gaps in induced seismic hazard assessment methodologies and the research to close those gaps ...

Harnessing fusion energy offers the prospect of a nearly carbon-free energy source with a virtually unlimited supply of fuel. Find all four stages of inertial confinement fusion-and more-in the report, "An Assessment of the Prospects for Inertial Fusion Energy."

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Resilience at The National Academies
The National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council have a number activities aimed at improving individual, community, and national resilience.



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New! Cyber Resilience Forum

The NRC has launched a new roundtable, the Forum on Cyber Resilience. The Forum will bring together scientists, practitioners, and policymakers to advance the national discourse around the resilience of our networked information systems and cyberinfrastructures.


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