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The war in Ukraine puts new urgency behind Europe’s nuclear energy transition
Countries are split on how they want to replace fossil fuels.
Russia’s hostile takeover of an active nuclear power plant was a first in war
What's next for the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant?
The Chernobyl nuclear site just lost power. Heres what that means.
Russia's invasion has disconnected the nuclear plant from the power grid.
What we know about the firefight at Europe’s biggest nuclear power plant on Friday
The battle, which was documented on a livestream, had the world on edge.
Russian forces just captured Chernobyl. What are the radioactive risks?
The facility suffered a catastrophic meltdown in 1986, but actual nuclear weapons represent a more concerning atomic threat.
Energy from nuclear fusion just got a little bit more feasible
For 17 minutes, a man-made reactor generated energy like stars
Ultra-powerful X-rays are helping physicists understand Chernobyl
Researchers may soon be able to harness X-rays to analyze tiny grains of impenetrable nuclear waste.
People used to drink a very specific kind of urine to treat motion sickness
Plus other weird things we learned this week
10 years after Fukushima, outdated nuclear power plants are still the norm
Countries are still figuring out how to implement safety with aging infrastructure.
5 famous environmental disasters where humans and nature healed together
The two seemingly opposing forces can form a dynamic duo in times of crisis.