If you’re searching online for a gift for a nuclear engineer, the results will likely be fun slogans on T shirts and coffee mugs.
Here are some alternatives to finding the best gifts for nuclear engineers:
Nuclear engineers often end up working in window-less laboratories, or a window-less office. Create a beautiful view with a faux window. Choose from city capes to beach views and sunsets, majestic mountains or customize your own photograph. A great conversation starter, they also make the room look bigger than it is. Fathead create faux windows that are big: 4’3″ wide x 2’10” high and have hundreds of licensed sports and entertainment images if you don’t want to customize your own.
The Age of Radiance: The Epic Rise and Dramatic Fall of the Atomic Era by Craig Nelson
Published in 2014, this riveting narrative of the Atomic Age is written by the best-selling author of Rocket Men and the award-winning biographer of Thomas Paine. Writing with a biographer’s passion, Craig Nelson unlocks one of the great mysteries of the universe in a work that is tragic, triumphant, and above all, fascinating.
One vial of Tritium self-luminous
One glass vial of tritium in blue or the brighter green, will stay luminous for fifteen years whether it sees sunlight or not. Purchase with a matching stainless steel housing fob, you can turn them into a necklace for cool conversation pieces or as part of a key fob so you’ll never have to search for a flash-light whilst trying to unlock your car, garage or front door.
An elegant jewelry for the “nuclear ladies”
Although our next suggestion is not strictly suitable for a female nuclear engineer one should be happy to have it because it combines style, luxury and a personal touch – a jewelry made of real rose and precious metal covering! See this unique gift here.
AeroPress Coffee Maker & Slim Grinder Combo
One of the most popular gifts for coffee drinkers, the AeroPress coffee tastes better because the ground coffee is totally immersed in the hot water, resulting in fast and extensive extraction of the flavour compounds. The AeroPress method shortens brew time to 20-40 seconds, for a much less bitter taste and lower acidity.
The Javiere Double Wall Glass Mug
For the best coffee, you want the best drinking vessel. This double-wall glass mug designed explicitly to be used with the AeroPress is not only beautiful, it helps keep warm drinks warm and cool drinks cool. The Javiere is clean, simple design is strong and stable enough to press coffee into using an AeroPress. Individually mouth-blown from borosilicate glass by expert artisans, the Javiere Double Wall Mug holds eleven ounces of coffee.
Pocket Reference Paperback by Thomas J. Glover
Everything from Algebra to Zinc sheeting gauge tables is in this book. Need to identify a fastener or bolt? Want to learn to tie a bowline and a sheepshank? Need the melting point of lead? Need to know exactly how many “6 inch wide” boards you’ll need for your deck that you sized in real inches? Time zones? Area codes? This book will answer all these questions and more.
Sennheiser RS 175 RF Wireless Headphone System
Some nuclear engineers spend a lot of time in the lab. An ‘Audible’ subscription if you know they like audio-books, would be awesome. This Sennheiser headphone system has excellent digital wireless audio transmission delivering range up to 328ft/100m (line of sight) a selectable Bass Boost and Virtual Surround Sound modes and a transmitter that supports both digital and analog inputs. You can even use two pairs of headphones simultaneously.
The Feynman Lectures on Physics
The boxed set, millennium edition is a one of the greatest gifts for nuclear engineers. Feynman’s lectures stand as a monument of clear exposition and deep insight. Timeless and collectible, the lectures are essential reading.