Nuclear Energy
Nevada: Feds should restudy seismic risk at nuke dump site  ABC NEWS · 6 hours
Nevada's governor and congressional delegation say recent earthquakes should make the U.S. Energy Department look again at seismic risks at a site eyed as the place to bury... more
Radiation levels in some regions of Marshall Islands are far higher than Chernobyl  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Radiation levels in some regions of the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific, where the United States conducted nuclear tests during the... more
Fallout Vault-Tec bobbleheads are real cheap for Amazon Prime Day  Windows Central · 2 days
Fallout's iconic Vault-Tec bobblehead figurines are now on sale for cheap on Prime Day! Fallout is an iconic apocalypse franchise current stewarded by Bethesda. Set in an alternative... more
Emmy nominee Jared Harris on filming harrowing Chernobyl: 'I enjoy the fear' - CNET  CNET · 2 days
The Emmy-nominated star of the HBO and Sky hit miniseries about the 1986 nuclear disaster talks about making the show,... more
The Marshall Islands Are 10 Times More 'Radioactive' Than Chernobyl  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
Radioactivity still lingers more than 60 years after atomic weapons, including the hydrogen bomb, were tested in the Marshall Islands. more
Scientists create predictive model for hydrogen nanobubble interaction in metals  nanowerk · 2 days
The researchers believe their study may enable quantitative understanding and evaluation of hydrogen-induced damage in hydrogen-rich environments such as fusion reactor cores. more
2 'mischievous' teenagers jump fence at US nuclear reactor  ABC NEWS · 6 days
Authorities say two teenage boys jumped a security fence at a research reactor in the San Francisco Bay Area but that there was no threat to the facility that uses... more
Creating two-dimensional layered Zintl phase by dimensional manipulation of the crystal structure  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
The discovery of new families of two-dimensional (2-D) layered materials beyond graphene has always attracted great attention, but it remains challenging to artificially recreate... more
SLAC makes 'electron camera,' a world-class tool for ultrafast science, available to scientists worldwide  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Over the past few years, the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has developed a new tool to visualize... more
New way to measure the stability of next-generation magnetic fusion devices  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Scientists have discovered an alternative method for measuring the stability of fusion plasma, a critical task for researchers seeking to bring the fusion that powers the... more
Discovered: A new way to measure the stability of next-generation magnetic fusion devices  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Scientists seeking to bring to Earth the fusion that powers the sun and stars must control the hot, charged plasma—the state of... more
Ukraine: Chernobyl's radioactive dust shelter unveiled  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A structure built to confine radioactive dust from the nuclear reactor at the center of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster is up and running more
Ukraine: Chernobyl reactor's radioactive dust shelter opened  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A structure built to confine radioactive dust from the nuclear reactor at the center of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster is up and running more
Here's What It Really Means That Iran Enriched Uranium to 4.5%  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
Iran enriched uranium to 4.5%, breaking the limit of 3.67% set during the 2015 nuclear deal. Here's what that all means for the possibility of an... more
Discovering exoplanets with gravitational waves  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
In a recent paper in Nature Astronomy, researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute/AEI) in Potsdam and from the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) in Saclay, Paris suggest how the... more
New technique allows real-time microscopy at high heat and loading  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have demonstrated a technique that allows them to track microscopic changes in metals or other materials in real time even when the materials are exposed to extreme... more
First all-digital nuclear reactor system in the US installed at Purdue University  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Nuclear power plants generate 20% of the nation's electricity and are the largest clean energy source in the U.S. But to further offset climate... more
Iran breaches key uranium enrichment limit in nuclear deal, UN watchdog confirms  CBC · 1 week
Iran on Monday began enriching uranium to 4.5 per cent, just breaking the limit set by its nuclear deal with world powers, while still... more
New technique allows real-time microscopy at high heat and loading  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Researchers have demonstrated a technique that allows them to track microscopic changes in metals or other materials in real time even when the materials are exposed to extreme... more
Tiny granules can help bring clean and abundant fusion power to Earth  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Physicists have concluded that injecting tiny beryllium pellets into ITER could help stabilize the plasma that fuels fusion reactions. more
Tiny granules can help bring clean and abundant fusion power to Earth  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Beryllium, a hard, silvery metal long used in X-ray machines and spacecraft, is finding a new role in the quest to bring the power... more
Physicists use light waves to accelerate supercurrents, enable ultrafast quantum computing  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists have discovered that terahertz light -- light at trillions of cycles per second -- can act as a control knob to accelerate supercurrents. That can... more
Earth to Mars in 100 days: The power of nuclear rockets  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The solar system is a really big place, and it takes forever to travel from world to world with traditional chemical rockets. But one technique developed... more
US Senate panel takes up what to do with nuclear waste  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The chairwoman of a powerful U.S. Senate committee says the federal government's failure to find a permanent solution to the nation's growing stockpile of spent fuel... more
A Boston startup developing a nuclear fusion reactor just got a roughly $50 million boost  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
After twenty five years of research, scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology think that they have finally... more
Proposed set of conservation laws find order in the chaos of turbulence  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Turbulence can be found in places large and small, from exploding supernovae and sprawling ocean currents, to the unstable plasmas that form within tiny... more
New research identifies Fukushima reactor material in environment  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Through the analysis of specific fallout particles in the environment, a joint UK-Japan team of scientists has uncovered new insights into the sequence of events that led to the Fukushima nuclear accident... more
Power of simple physical models for complex protein machines  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The function of protein machines in biological cells is so complex that even supercomputers cannot predict their cycles at atomic detail. But many aspects of their operation at mesoscales can... more
Why plants don't die from cancer  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Chernobyl has become a byword for catastrophe. The 1986 nuclear disaster, recently brought back into the public eye by the hugely popular TV show of the same name, caused thousands of cancers, turned a once populous... more
The Chernobyl Podcast is a compelling behind-the-scenes look at the HBO series  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
In May, HBO scored an unexpected hit with Chernobyl, a five-part miniseries about how the world’s worst nuclear disaster unfolded. Like any dramatization of... more
This Fusion C Mini PC packs a quad-core CPU, 2GB of RAM for just $127  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Today's laptops and desktops are undeniably awesome machines. Pro-level creatives can do everything from edit video to craft... more
Ten times the Chernobyl television series lets artistic licence get in the way of facts  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Audiences have been gripped by Chernobyl, the HBO/Sky series that charts the events and aftermath of the Chernobyl... more
Advanced NMR captures new details in nanoparticle structures  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Advanced nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) techniques at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have revealed surprising details about the structure of a key group of materials in nanotechology, mesoporous silica nanoparticles... more
Chernobyl: Facts About the Nuclear Disaster  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant explosion resulted in the most horrific nuclear disaster in the world. more
Jared Harris on filming harrowing Chernobyl series: 'I enjoy the fear' - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
The star of the HBO and Sky hit miniseries about the 1986 nuclear disaster talks about making the show, why it resonates... more
Understanding nuclear weapons and Iran's uranium enrichment program  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Iranian leaders have threatened to withdraw from a 2015 agreement that limits their nation's nuclear activities. Under the deal, the United States and five other world powers lifted economic sanctions they had... more
How bacteria protect themselves from plasma treatment  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Plasmas are created from gas that is pumped with energy. Today, plasmas are already used against multi-resistant pathogens in clinical applications, for example to treat chronic wounds. "Plasmas provide a complex cocktail of components,... more
The hunt for hot nuclear matter  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
In particle physics, a jet is a shower of collimated particles generated by a highly energetic quark or gluon. In a lead-lead collision, jets must traverse through quark gluon plasma, altering their energy, track and consistency. more
How energy choices after Fukushima impacted human health and the environment  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
After the March 2011 nuclear power plant accident at Fukushima, Japan, nuclear power output experienced a rapid and large decline in that country as well as... more
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SLAC makes 'electron camera,' a world-class tool for ultrafast science, available to scientists worldwide
PHYS.ORG
First all-digital nuclear reactor system in the US installed at Purdue University
PHYS.ORG
Earth to Mars in 100 days: The power of nuclear rockets
PHYS.ORG
Why plants don't die from cancer
PHYS.ORG
The Chernobyl Podcast is a compelling behind-the-scenes look at the HBO series
THE VERGE
Ten times the Chernobyl television series lets artistic licence get in the way of facts
PHYS.ORG
An atomic clock, ‘green’ propellant, and a sunlight-surfing sail are headed to space next week
THE VERGE
Understanding nuclear weapons and Iran's uranium enrichment program
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