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  • The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is continually reviewing its safety plan for the 100-plus operating civilian nuclear reactors in the United States. And when those plants were put into operation, they were required to have double and triple redundant safety systems.

  • Mankind spends much more on training pilots of aircraft than it does to train the nuclear reactor operators.

  • Buying the right computer and getting it to work properly is no more complicated than building a nuclear reactor from wristwatch parts in a darkened room using only your teeth.

    Dave Barry (2010). “Dave Barry in Cyberspace”, p.39, Ballantine Books
  • If success or failure of this planet and of human beings depended on how I am and what I do... How would I be? What would I do? We may now care for each Earthian individual at a sustainable billionaire's level of affluence while living exclusively on less than 1 percent of our planet's daily energy income from our cosmically designed nuclear reactor, the Sun, optimally located 92 million safe miles away from us.

    Care   May   Safe  
  • If they don't close these [nuclear] reactors down, we'll have civil war in five years.

  • I, who had been in favour of nuclear energy for generating electricity ... I suddenly realised that anybody who has a nuclear reactor can extract the plutonium from the reactor and make nuclear weapons, so that a country which has a nuclear reactor can, at any moment that it wants to, become a nuclear weapons power. And I, right from the beginning, have been terribly worried by the existence of nuclear weapons and very much against their use.

    "Portraits in Science". P. 31. Book by Ann Moyal, 1994.
  • I think the Russians basically don't think the North Koreans and the Iranians have the capabilities to get weapon systems that can threaten them, or that if they do the Russians know how to handle them and that that's the reason that it's all the more important that Russians be involved in the sale of high-end conventional weapons, the Bushehr nuclear reactor in the case of Russia and Iran, and similar kinds of relationships.

    Thinking   Iran   Russia  
  • People either buy nuclear power, nuclear reactors from outside, and don't train their own men, or they just don't go into nuclear power at all, they are so afraid of it.

  • I made a nuclear reactor when I was 14

  • In the West, when all of these reactors, nuclear reactors, are matters...part of the public domain, there are all kinds of supervision over them. We see that the ecological movement, environmentalist movement, organizes all kinds of demonstrations against these. They lie on railroads, they tie themselves to the gates.

    Lying   Ties   West  
  • The middle class, in any society, plays the role of graphite rods in nuclear reactors: they slow down the reaction and, if it weren't for them, the reactor would explode. A society without a middle class is a society primed for explosion.

    Class   Play   Nuclear  
  • Don't get me wrong: I love nuclear energy! It's just that I prefer fusion to fission. And it just so happens that there's an enormous fusion reactor safely banked a few million miles from us. It delivers more than we could ever use in just about 8 minutes. And it's wireless!

  • Theft annoys me more than anything else. The purloining of effects from another magician. Some people think it's massive to steal the secrets of nuclear reactors, but to steal a card move is trivial. They're wrong.

  • One thing you can say about nuclear power: the people who believe it is the silver bullet for America's energy problems never give up.

  • I hope that none of the countries in the Middle East are planning anything but the peaceful utilization of nuclear energy.

  • You know boys, a nuclear reactor is a lot like women. You just have to read the manual and press the right button.

  • The sun is the only safe nuclear reactor, situated as it is some ninety-three million miles away.

    Stephanie Mills (1990). “In Praise of Nature”, p.97, Island Press
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