Chinese nuclear-reactor-and-flying-saucer invention

It is possible to build a combination nuclear reactor and flying saucer, in the view of inventor Jiubin Chen, who filed this patent application, in the year 2008: “Nuclear reactor and flying saucer manufactured thereby,” Chinese patent application 101162005 (A), 2008-04-16. Inventor(s): JIUBIN CHEN. “The invention relates to a nuclear reactor and a flying disk manufactured […]

Ig Nobel-winning scratch ‘n sniff, and nuclear power plant safety

In Ig Nobel Prize-winning invention is now being used, insistently, to help protect nuclear power plants. The 1993 Ig Nobel Prize for chemistry was awarded to James Campbell and Gaines Campbell of Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, dedicated deliverers of fragrance, for inventing scent strips [also known as “scratch ‘n sniff” strips], the odious method by which perfume […]

Atomic Berms *

Devising marking systems (signs & etc.) which can be easily understood by anyone, anywhere, and in any language, is never going to be an easy task. Now imagine that on top of this, the systems have to remain intact and effective for the next 10,000 years. Specifically to discourage inadvertent intruders at a large-scale nuclear […]