Taylor Wilson always dreamed of creating a star. Now he's become one
Rossi--a lone Italian inventor with no real credentials and a history as a convicted scam artist--has convinced a small army of researchers that his box can harness a new type of nuclear reaction. What if they're right?
Are nuclear disasters the new normal?
Joseph Longo's Plasma Converter turns our most vile and toxic trash into clean energyâ€”and promises to make a relic of the landfill
Self-repairing computers! Electronic skin! Bat-wing planes! A look at the amazing stuff that's changing the world.
In a highlight of last week's conference, Gates calls for zero emissions and agrees with Obama: We need nukes
Several of Japan's nuclear power plants are experiencing serious damage from the earthquake and ensuing tsunami. Here's what you need to know to understand the news, as it happens
These elite nuclear divers are risking their lives to help save a troubled industry.
Nuclear power is the most efficient emissions-free energy available. But can it be made safe? Two new reactor designs do just that
It's the ultimate nightmare: a nuclear attack in the U.S. masterminded by terrorists. Here's how that could happen-- and how we can prevent it
Six Generation III+ reactors set for the U.S.
And how to mutate plant seeds using radiation
A reactor ten times smaller than any online today is cheaper, but still lacks interested customers
To rescue the Earth, we need bold engineering ideas that go beyond simple recycling
As nations around the world rush to reconsider their nuclear plans, nuclear experts look toward a future of smaller, safer reactors designed to greatly reduce the likelihood of a Fukushima-sized catastrophe
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Scientists hope to build an experimental fusion reactor
* that's a big, fat "might"
Two desktop-printer engineers quit their jobs to search for the ultimate source of endless energy: nuclear fusion. Could this highly improbable enterprise actually succeed?