The ANS Public Information web site, where you will find
information on nuclear science and technology and how it influences
your life through five major application fields: food
irradiation, industry, medicine, space, and
The American Nuclear Society is a not-for-profit
international scientific and educational organization. Its purpose
is to promote the awareness and understanding of the application of
nuclear science and technology.
The DOE Ofice of Nuclear Energy leads the federal
government's efforts to develop new nuclear energy generation
technologies, develop advanced, proliferation-resistant nuclear
fuel technologies that get the most use from nuclear fuel and
maintain and enhance the national nuclear technology
The Energy Information Agency is keeper of the numbers on
energy for the federal government.
The Institute of Nuclear Power Operations promotes the
highest levels of safety and reliability and promote excellence in
the operation of nuclear electric generating plants by establishing
performance objectives, criteria and guidelines for the nuclear
power industry; conducting regular detailed evaluations of nuclear
power plants; and providing assistant to help nuclear power plants
continually improve their performance.
The International Atomic Energy Agency is the world's
center of cooperation in the nuclear field. The agency works with
UN member states and other partners worldwide to promote safe,
secure and peaceful nuclear technologies.
The Nuclear Energy Institute is the policy organization of
the nuclear energy and technologies industry.
Nuclear Energy for Texans is a coalition dedicated to
educating Texans about the benefits of nuclear energy as a clean,
safe, reliable alternative to meet the increasing energy needs of
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission regulates commercial
nuclear power plants and other uses of nuclear materials, such as
in nuclear medicine, through licensing, inspection and enforcement
of its requirements.
Texas A&M's Department of Nuclear Engineering is the
largest and fastest growing nuclear engineering program in the
United States. The department is ranked second nationally (U.S.
News and World Report) in undergraduate and third in graduate
studies. The department offers degrees at the undergraduate and
graduate levels in nuclear engineering or radiological health
engineering. Research facilities include two research reactors,
seven accelerators (including a unique microbeam device for
determining the response to ionizing radiation on a cell-by-cell
basis) and a high-energy pulsed plasma laboratory.
The World Nuclear University is a global partnership
committed to enhancing international education and leadership in
the peaceful applications of nuclear science and