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Mobile Nuclear Reactors Could Provide Power and Jet Fuel for Military, DARPA Says
Making U.S. Navy carrier groups and Army bases more self-sufficient and energy-efficient could mean turning to mobile nuclear reactors. The...
Bill Gates’s 2010 TED Talk Now Online
In a highlight of last week's conference, Gates calls for zero emissions and agrees with Obama: We need nukes
Cesium-Snatching “Venus Flytrap” Material Takes the Bad Stuff Out of Nuclear Waste
Proving there’s no science like accidental science, Northwestern researchers looking for materials to facilitate ion exchange have discovered a “Venus...
Darpa’s Cyborg Insect Spies, Now Nuclear-Powered
When you write for Popular Science, it’s easy to become desensitized to wild and crazy future tech. To wit: When...
Finnish Company Claims Its Copper Canisters Can Store Nuclear Waste for 100,000 Years
While the fate of America’s Yucca Mountain appears to be sealed, Finnish company Posiva is moving forward with a cutting-edge...
Russian Energy Firm Presses Forward With World’s First Floating Nuclear Power Plant
It’s one of those ideas that just sounds wrong: a barge-like floating nuclear plant in the middle of the ocean....
Kaguya Spots Uranium, Raising Hope of Nuclear-Powered Lunar Colonies
Before its planned end-of-life crash landing, which it broadcasted dutifully in HD, Japan’s Kaguya lunar craft used its gamma ray...
Cheaper, Smaller Nuclear Reactors Seek Customers in Developing World
A reactor ten times smaller than any online today is cheaper, but still lacks interested customers
Six Generation III+ reactors set for the U.S.
Eels Disappearing? Inconceivable!
The slippery species may be slipping away