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Are nuclear disasters the new normal?
These elite nuclear divers are risking their lives to help save a troubled industry.
Taylor Wilson always dreamed of creating a star. Now he's become one
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Nuclear power is the most efficient emissions-free energy available. But can it be made safe? Two new reactor designs do just that
The first of their kind used for commercial energy generation
Meet EMMA, the Electron Model of Many Applications
Not your rainy afternoon trip to the science museum
Depending on who you ask, these long-ignored, widely-scattered elements are either a dealbreaker or no problem at all
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
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
Six Generation III+ reactors set for the U.S.
The first reactor-on-a-barge will bring power to Russiaâ€™s electricity-starved Arctic
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
New designs and materials will make future skyscrapers sturdier, safer, and smarter.