A word with the nation's biggest petascale supercomputer
This is definitely not TSA compliant.
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
Or, why everyone is stocking up on iodine tablets
One intrepid Popular Science editor eschews antiperspirant for a week to see if Deo candy really works.
The gases help confirm it really was a nuclear test.
Six Generation III+ reactors set for the U.S.
With the occasional assist from beet juice and molasses.
Reefer madness! Pot causes psychosis! Except maybe not.
Nuclear energy is looking like it will be a big part of a fossil-fuel-free future in the U.S. But the big question remains as big as ever: What's to be done with the waste it generates?
What would you use to keep next-generation nuclear reactors cool? If you said highly reactive molten sodium, take a bow
Careers: Physics researcher, nuclear engineer
A tiny nuclear energy source could help power micro- and nanomachines of the future
Meet EMMA, the Electron Model of Many Applications
It's all about enrichment
A new response posture also dictates nukes will not be used against other non-nuclear states in the event of a biological or chemical attack
For environmentalist Jesse Ausubel, going green means land conservation and energy efficiency—and forgetting “boutique” renewables like windmills and biofuels
Cheery happy times
The first of their kind used for commercial energy generation
James Hansen, climate change researcher and activist, is retiring from NASA, but not without making some new waves.
Keira Havens went from boom to bloom
Addressing the American Geophysical Union, James Hansen urges fellow scientists to study, share facts on nuclear energy