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March 2020

Glass: How Exactly Do We Use It To Immobilize Radioactive Waste

March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Richland Public Library, 955 Northgate Drive
Richland, WA 99352 United States
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Learn about the work Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is doing to clean up legacy waste at the Hanford site. What about glass makes it a good candidate for waste immobilization? How do the melters work? What are the challenges we face and how do we overcome them?

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April 2020

Soils are Alive!

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mid-Columbia Libraries, Kennewick Branch, 1620 S Union St.
Kennewick, WA 99336 United States
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Soils are teeming with billions of microorganisms. Invisible to us, these microorganisms silently work to maintain soil health by breaking down organic matter and recycling nutrients in our environment. Microorganisms also support soil structure and promote plant growth and respond to changing environmental conditions, and in turn impact the overall ecosystem health. The spatial scales at which these interactions occur range from small nanometer scale to large-global scale. Discover who these microorganism are, what they do, why we need microorganisms…

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