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U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    The Manhattan Project Is Finally (Sort of) Coming to Texas

    Back in the early 1940s when the U.S. Department of Defense was looking for some remote corner of nowhere to work on the Manhattan Project, maybe Texans were just a bit hurt that none of the out-of-the-way corners of our state (ahem -- the Panhandle) got picked. Alas, Texas wasn't even on the list, ... More >>

  • News

    September 27, 2012

    RIP, Larry Joe Miggins

    Houston's fabled Irishman dies.

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2012

    Anyone See Halliburton's Missing Radioactive Rod Lying Around?

    Hair Balls has lost car keys, wallets, cats, and once even a rare Monet, but we'd like to think that we'd never lose a "potentially lethal" radioactive rod. But that's exactly what some Halliburton truck drivers did in the desert around Odessa last week, according to news reports. The "seven-inch l ... More >>

  • News

    March 9, 2006

    Bring It On

    Why Houston should want a nuclear power plant

  • Film

    May 28, 1998

    Monster Mash

    Small, TV-sized minds and marketing overshadow special effects

  • News

    March 23, 1995

    Got Mad, Got Even

    Two former HL&P workers took revenge against the Light Company, but say the city settled for "chump change"

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