Nuclear Science Week

National Event
Washington, D.C.

Think Clean. Think Solutions. Think Nuclear.

Nuclear Science Week is an international, broadly observed week-long celebration to focus local, regional and international interest on all aspects of nuclear science.

We do this by educating the public on 5 pillars of nuclear science: Carbon-Free Energy, Global Leadership, Transformative Healthcare, Innovation & Technology, and Space Exploration.

Celebrate Nuclear Science Week With Free Educational Tools + STEM Resources

Enjoy free, educational videos and resources that will help your students better understand how nuclear technologies positively impact American lives. NSW will be posting 3 half-hour episodes on these STEM topics:
  • Science
  • Kid-hosted interviews
  • Sustainable energy
  • Math + Physics
  • Engineering
  • Technology
  • Space exploration
  • Plus more...
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Virtual Science Week Episodes

Light up your world!

Take the Mission Fission challenge to split as many atoms as you can while the clock counts down.
Play Mission Fission

Nuclear Science Week 2020

Explore Events

Nuclear Science Week invites people from all over the globe to get to know nuclear and participate in a week-long celebration that advances education, stimulates participation and generates communication that provides insight and visibility for the achievements of the nuclear sciences.

There are many ways you can get involved and personally make a difference. Whether you organize an outreach event in your community, engage the public through a professional society chapter, ask a teacher to bring it into the classroom or become a sponsor, you can be an advocate for NSW!
Students enjoying a visit to the Nuclear Museum