It's all about enrichment
Fires force lab to close, but officials say hazardous materials are secured
We're getting better at detecting it, but the number of cases keeps growing.
Congress will scramble to address the isotope paucity this week
An uncovered file documents Cold War-era investigations into an important question: is it safe to drink beer that was exposed to an atomic bomb detonation? And does it taste OK?
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
It sounds scary, but we're probably fine
Cheery happy times
Keira Havens went from boom to bloom
Editor-in-chief Jacob Ward introduces the latest issue, which features cutting-edge materials science, a beginner's guide to space mining and more.
How much destruction would a nuclear bomb cause if dropped on or near your hometown? Two online calculators do the math
For environmentalist Jesse Ausubel, going green means land conservation and energy efficiency—and forgetting “boutique” renewables like windmills and biofuels
As the Summer nears, reports surface of multiple security sweeps for radioactive material at Olympic sites
Energy officials argue for a new breed of reactors that run on recycled radioactive fuel
What would you use to keep next-generation nuclear reactors cool? If you said highly reactive molten sodium, take a bow
A muscle-numbing magic wand protects cops and citizens, Jedi-style
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?