Drobeta Turnu Severin Heavy Water Plant: Construction

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Sfetcu, Nicolae (2023), Drobeta Turnu Severin Heavy Water Plant: Construction, Cunoașterea Științifică, 2:1, DOI: 10.58679/CS96723, https://www.cunoasterea.ro/drobeta-turnu-severin-heavy-water-plant-construction/   Abstract The heavy water plant was established under the name of Combinatul Chimic Drobeta, by Decree 400/16.11.1979, under the Inorganic Products Industrial Center … Read More

Heavy water in Romania: Scientific and technological research, and plant design

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Sfetcu, Nicolae, “Heavy water in Romania: Scientific and technological research, and plant design”, in Telework (January 08. 2023), DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.36803.68642, https://www.telework.ro/en/heavy-water-in-romania-scientific-and-technological-research-and-plant-design/   Abstract The National Nuclear Program, the studies of specialized institutes and commercial treaties with other countries, based on … Read More

Romania’s National Nuclear Program for Heavy Water

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Sfetcu, Nicolae. (2022) “Romania’s National Nuclear Program for Heavy Water”, in Telework, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.31449.39526, https://www.telework.ro/en/romanias-national-nuclear-program-for-heavy-water/   Abstract After the Second World War, Romania felt the need to develop its own energy system, of much greater power, and as independent as … Read More

Heavy Water – Overview

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Sfetcu, Nicolae, ” Heavy Water – Overview”, in Telework (2022), DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.31649.28003, https://www.telework.ro/en/heavy-water-overview/   Abstract An overview of heavy water: definition, properties, uses (with emphasis on the use of heavy water in nuclear reactors as a moderator and coolant). Technologies … Read More

Black Swan, an assumed risk – Is it worth it?

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Sfetcu, Nicolae (2022). Black Swan, an assumed risk – Is it worth it? DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.25379.94241, in Telework: https://www.telework.ro/en/black-swan-an-assumed-risk-is-it-worth-it/   Abstract Book review: Taleb, Nassim Nicholas (2007), The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable, Random House, ISBN 978-1400063512 The … Read More

EU book market

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In Europe, publishers are part of a highly competitive media market. The publishing sector deals mostly with newspapers, magazines, books and directories. In 2010, the EU publishing sector was composed of around 90 000 enterprises, collectively employing 900 000 persons … Read More

Equality of outcome

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The equality of outcome (equality of results) is a concept of social justice that defends real equality achieved and proven in the field of human rights, both civil and political rights and economic, social and cultural rights . (In the novel Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the Dodo tells Alice … Read More

Book publishing

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(Printer working an early Gutenberg letterpress from the 15th century. (1877 engraving)) Publishing consists in presenting, reproducing, then legally marketing the intellectual production of an author. Publishing, in the broad sense, covers all forms of content production: literary, scientific, musical … Read More

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the book market

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One of the most important economic effects of the current COVID-19 pandemic is the awareness of the importance of supply chains for all products that eventually reach consumers. Supplying both the components needed to manufacture a product and the finished … Read More

MultiMedia, nominated for Achievements Award in the Business and Economy category

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ACHIEVEMENTS FORUM To: Nicolae Sfetcu CEO MultiMedia, Romania   Dear Nicolae Sfetcu, Re: Achievements Forum 2020 (London UK) & official ‘Achievements Project’ I am writing to cordially invite you to attend the Achievements Forum 2020, where I have the pleasure … Read More

Consequences of global warming in economy, health and geopolitics

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Access to the Arctic Ocean A decrease in Arctic polar ice has opened up new trade routes for ships, and would make undersea resources of oil or raw materials accessible, but with adverse consequences for many species, such as plankton … Read More

Human consequences of global warming (1) – Agriculture

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Faced with global warming, the American Academy of Sciences notes, in a 2002 report: “It is important not to adopt a fatalistic attitude in the face of the threats posed by climate change. (…) Societies have had to deal with … Read More

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