And how to mutate plant seeds using radiation
Careers: Physics researcher, nuclear engineer
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
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
A nuclear reactor leak, decoded dinosaur proteins, and swine flu?! The news gods have smiled on this blogger
A reactor ten times smaller than any online today is cheaper, but still lacks interested customers
The first of their kind used for commercial energy generation
This is definitely not TSA compliant.
Congress will scramble to address the isotope paucity this week
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?
Meet EMMA, the Electron Model of Many Applications
Lawmakers look to new nuke plants to fuel the coming hydrogen economy.
It's all about enrichment
What would you use to keep next-generation nuclear reactors cool? If you said highly reactive molten sodium, take a bow
Energy officials argue for a new breed of reactors that run on recycled radioactive fuel
Or, why everyone is stocking up on iodine tablets
We're getting better at detecting it, but the number of cases keeps growing.
It sounds scary, but we're probably fine