Are nuclear disasters the new normal?
But, as with many nuclear-disaster health studies, the findings, and what they mean, are controversial.
The reactor's makeshift tomb was only supposed to last until 2001
The effects of Chernobyl are still being felt 28 years later
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?
They just linger in a thick layer on the forest floor.
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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
Behind the scenes in the race to develop a military vehicle that can drive itself.
The first reactor-on-a-barge will bring power to Russiaâ€™s electricity-starved Arctic
The History of Popular Science
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A dirty bomb produces no nuclear chain reaction, no mushroom cloud. Yet its aftereffects could be devastating
Taylor Wilson always dreamed of creating a star. Now he's become one
It might not (just) be foul play.
A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
Astronomy: Timothy Ferris eyes the amateur asteroid-watchers.
In a wide-ranging interview with PopularScience.com, Aldrin talks about a mission to Mars, 34 years of sobriety and the future of American leadership in space.
To reach the bottom of all five oceans, this Texas businessman commissioned “the most significant vehicle since Apollo 11.”
Science of the Union.