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Watch the Chernobyl disaster site finally get properly contained
The reactor's makeshift tomb was only supposed to last until 2001
Small Modular Nuclear Reactors Near First U.S. Deployment
The Tennessee Valley Authority is expected to file a permit application this month
Swimming On The Hot Side
These elite nuclear divers are risking their lives to help save a troubled industry.
A Nuclear Plant’s Cooling Canals Help Save Endangered Florida Crocodiles
Here’s something you probably don’t hear very often: A nuclear power plant that lights up thousands of homes in Florida...
Fukushima Fallout Was Almost Twice as Bad as Official Estimates, New Study Says
This spring’s nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant released almost double the amount of radiation the Japanese government...
Visitors Enjoy a Nuclear Amusement Park in Germany
The 190-foot-tall whirling aerial swing in the Wunderland Kalkar amusement park, near the German-Dutch border, claims an unusual distinction: It’s...
Uncle Sam Wants You To Store Our Nation’s Radioactive Waste
Which town will be the first to say YIMBY?
Are We Prepared for a Catastrophic Solar Storm?
A solar disaster isn't a question of if, but when--and it looks like soon
Concepts & Prototypes: Two Next-Gen Nukes
Nuclear power is the most efficient emissions-free energy available. But can it be made safe? Two new reactor designs do just that
Pocket Particle Accelerators Like This One Could Bring Safer Nuclear Power to Neighborhoods
Meet EMMA, the Electron Model of Many Applications