Using Cosmic Rays to Measure Moisture Levels in Soil

Neutrons propelled to Earth by cosmic rays from space are helping scientists in more than 25 countries to measure water in soil and help farmers save water and adapt to climate change. Continue reading

Radiation Protection and Safety Education in the Spotlight: 100th IAEA’s Postgraduate Course Concludes

The IAEA has assisted more than 120 countries in building competence in radiation protection through its postgraduate courses on radiation protection and radiation source safety, the 100th of which recently concluded in Malaysia. Continue reading

IAEA, EDRAM Strengthen Cooperation on Developing Disposal Solutions for Spent Nuclear Fuel and High Level Radioactive Waste

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and an association of leading national waste management organizations have pledged to strengthen cooperation and coordination on the development of safe, effective and secure solutions for the disposal of h... Continue reading

Fusion Energy Conference 2018 Reviews Status of Research and Technology to Fusion Power

Over 700 representatives from 39 IAEA Member States and 4 international organizations convened at the 27th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference in Ahmedabad, India, last week to discuss key physics and technology issues as well as innovative concepts related ... Continue reading

IAEA Mission Says Spain Demonstrates Strong Commitment to Safety, Notes Challenges in Radioactive Waste Management

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts today said Spain showed a strong commitment to nuclear and radiation safety, but noted that the country could face challenges in the implementation of its radioactive waste management strategy. Continue reading

IAEA Renews Call on Private Companies to Partner in Renovating its Nuclear Applications Laboratories

Potential partners can again express their interest to contribute equipment to the IAEA for the enhancement of its nuclear applications laboratories in Seibersdorf, Austria. Continue reading

IAEA Launches International Training Course on Protecting Nuclear Facilities from Cyber-Attacks

The inaugural course, Protecting Computer-Based Systems in Nuclear Security Regimes, was held earlier this month. It brought together 37 participants from 13 countries for two weeks of immersive training on best practices in computer security. Continue reading

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Agriculture With the Help of Nuclear Techniques

Farmers are increasingly using sustainable agricultural methods to boost productivity while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Continue reading