Nuclear Energy
Better superconductors from ceramic copper oxides  PHYS.ORG · 27 minutes
Medical magnetic resonance imaging, high-power microwave generators, superconducting magnetic energy storage units, and the solenoids in nuclear fusion reactors are very different technologies which all critically rely on the ability of superconducting materials to carry and... more
Taming Turbulence: Seeking to Make Complex Simulations a Breeze  ASTRO WATCH · 1 hour
For scientists wrestling with problems as diverse as containing superhot plasma in a fusion reactor, improving the accuracy... more
Tangled magnetic fields power cosmic particle accelerators  nanowerk · 10 hours
Scientists find a new way to explain how a black hole's plasma jets boost particles to the highest energies observed in the universe. The results could also prove useful for fusion and accelerator research... more
The eradication of the tsetse fly will boost the livestock sector in Senegal  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Tstetes flies have been eradicated in an entire region of Senegal. This victory was due to be announced by Senegal's president at... more
Taming turbulence: Seeking to make complex simulations a breeze  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
For scientists wrestling with problems as diverse as containing superhot plasma in a fusion reactor, improving the accuracy of weather forecasts, or probing the unexplained dynamics of a distant galaxy,... more
Compelling evidence for small drops of perfect fluid  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Nuclear physicists analyzing data from the PHENIX detector at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC)—a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science user facility for nuclear physics research at Brookhaven National... more
Researchers discover a 'blind spot' in atomic force microscopy  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Researchers have discovered a 'blind spot' in atomic force microscopy - a powerful tool capable of measuring the force between two atoms, imaging the structure of individual cells and the... more
Seeing and avoiding the 'blind spot' in atomic force measurements  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Researchers have discovered a 'blind spot' in atomic force microscopy -- a powerful tool capable of measuring the force between two atoms, imaging the structure of individual cells... more
Seeing and avoiding the 'blind spot' in atomic force measurements  nanowerk · 7 days
Researchers have discovered a 'blind spot' in atomic force microscopy - a powerful tool capable of measuring the force between two atoms, imaging the structure of individual cells... more
Seeing and avoiding the 'blind spot' in atomic force measurements  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Researchers have discovered a 'blind spot' in atomic force microscopy—a powerful tool capable of measuring the force between two atoms, imaging the structure of individual cells and the... more
Polonium: A Rare and Highly Volatile Radioactive Element  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
Polonium was a critical ingredient in the first atomic bomb and it's a suspected poison in more than one high-profile death. more
A Step Closer to Fusion Energy  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
Harnessing nuclear fusion, which powers the sun and stars, to help meet earth's energy needs, is a step closer after researchers showed that using... more
A step closer to fusion energy  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Harnessing nuclear fusion is a step closer after researchers showed that using two types of imaging can help them assess the safety and reliability of parts used in a fusion energy device. more
Wikipedia engages the ‘nuclear option’ after Trump penis hack  THE VERGE · 1 week
As Wikipedia becomes more powerful, it’s facing a new vandalism problem. In recent weeks, the user-moderated online encyclopedia... more
Physicists Measure Mass Numbers of Nihonium and Moscovium  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Physicists using the FIONA (For the Identification Of Nuclide A) device at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s... more
The force of the vacuum  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Scientists from the Theory Department of the Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter (MPSD) at the Center for Free-Electron Laser Science (CFEL) in Hamburg, Germany have shown through theoretical calculations and computer simulations that... more
The force of the vacuum  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Scientists have shown through theoretical calculations and computer simulations that the force between electrons and lattice distortions in an atomically thin two-dimensional superconductor can be controlled with virtual photons. This could aid the development of new superconductors for... more
Atomic nitrogen route to new 2-D semiconductors  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A simple and non-destructive fabrication technique could aid the manufacture of more energy efficient two-dimensional (2-D) films needed to transform the electronics industry. more
Moscovium and Nihonium: FIONA measures the mass number of two superheavy elements  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A team led by nuclear physicists at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has reported the first direct measurements of... more
France to close 14 nuclear reactors by 2035: Macron  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday that France would shut down 14 of the country's 58 nuclear reactors currently in operation by 2035, of which between four and six will be... more
America’s nuclear arsenal relies on this brand-new supercomputer  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
In an expansive white-tiled room in Livermore, California sits Sierra, the world’s second most powerful supercomputer. Sierra looks like an... more
Adapting continuous flow processing to complex nanomaterials to reduce manufacturing costs  nanowerk · 4 weeks
The Advanced Synthesis in Continuous Flow Reactor program applies powerful analysis and characterization tools to understand processes at the atomic level to advance manufacturing of fine... more
Atomic scale, 2D electronic kagome lattice promises energy efficient devices, quantum computers  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Scientists have successfully created an atomic scale, two-dimensional electronic kagome lattice with potential applications in electronics and quantum computing. more
Researchers show how proteins interact in hypoxic conditions to facilitate mitochondrial fission  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
During a heart attack the supply of oxygen to heart cells is decreased. This reduced oxygen level, called hypoxia, causes the cell's powerhouses, the... more
Treated superalloys demonstrate unprecedented heat resistance  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have discovered how to make 'superalloys' even more super, extending useful life by thousands of hours. The discovery could improve materials performance for electrical generators and nuclear reactors. more
A new lead on a 50-year-old radiation damage mystery  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
For half a century, researchers have seen loops of displaced atoms appearing inside nuclear reactor steel after exposure to radiation, but no one could work out how. more
A new lead on a 50-year-old radiation damage mystery  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
For half a century, researchers have seen loops of displaced atoms appearing inside nuclear reactor steel after exposure to radiation, but no one could work out how. more
Treated superalloys demonstrate unprecedented heat resistance  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Researchers at Idaho National Laboratory have discovered how to make "superalloys" even more super, extending useful life by thousands of hours. The discovery could improve materials performance for electrical generators and nuclear reactors. The key is... more
Proteins cooperate to break up energy structures in oxygen starved heart cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers found that the filamin A-Drp1 complex mediates mitochondrial fission in a mouse model of hypoxic heart cells. Results show that hypoxic stress brought... more
How 'miniature suns' could provide cheap, clean energy  BBC · 4 weeks
Is much-heralded nuclear fusion finally ready to fulfil its promise of abundant energy for all? more
Fallout 76’s first end-game nuke launches, starts apocalyptic battle  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
One of the biggest draws of Fallout 76 is the introduction of nuke launches, the player-triggered events that... more
US energy secretary In Prague to lobby for nuclear industry  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has been lobbying in Prague for the U.S. civil nuclear industry as the most suitable to develop the Czech nuclear program more
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