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Intel will build the first exascale supercomputer in the US

The US might currently have the world's most powerful supercomputer, but it isn't resting on its laurels. An international race is on to build exascale supercomputers (systems capable of a quintillion

Trump asks for $9.6 billion to bolster cybersecurity in 2020 budget

President Donald Trump has revealed his proposed budget for the 2020 fiscal year, which "supports the creation" of Space Force (USSF) as the sixth branch of the armed forces. The White House also
Trump to propose massive renewable energy cuts, something Republicans don’t even want

Trump to propose massive renewable energy cuts, something Republicans don’t even want

As President Donald Trump prepares his to release his fiscal year 2020 budget request, he is expected to propose massive cuts to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) renewable energy and energy
Consumers to pay a hefty price for Trump’s rollback of light bulb efficiency standards

Consumers to pay a hefty price for Trump’s rollback of light bulb efficiency standards

President Donald Trump wants to roll back efficiency standards for light bulbs, at a cost to consumers of over $100 billion — some $1,000 per household — by 2030. The Department of Energy (DOE)
More efficient light bulbs? Trump administration would rather not

More efficient light bulbs? Trump administration would rather not

The Department of Energy wants to roll back standards that would make LEDs the norm.
Trump Regime Secretly Shipped Weapons-Grade Plutonium From South Carolina to Nevada in 2018

Trump Regime Secretly Shipped Weapons-Grade Plutonium From South Carolina to Nevada in 2018

The Department of Energy shipped half a ton of weapons-grade plutonium across the country from South Carolina to Nevada, despite concerns raised by state officials in Nevada about safety and worries
The Department of Energy Shipped Plutonium from South Carolina to Nevada

The Department of Energy Shipped Plutonium from South Carolina to Nevada

Rep. Susie Lee said the move is "deceptive and dangerous"
Trump administration has a new plan to prop up dying coal industry

Trump administration has a new plan to prop up dying coal industry

As coal continues its irreversible decline, the Trump administration keeps trying new ways to prop up the industry. In the administration’s latest effort to help the coal industry, the Department of
Congress members donate salaries during the shutdown, but not Trump appointees

Congress members donate salaries during the shutdown, but not Trump appointees

Over 70 members of Congress are refusing their salaries or donating them to charities that are helping federal workers during the government shutdown, now in…

US Department of Energy to Fund Blockchain Research Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy is offering funding of up to $4.8 million for fossil energy research, including blockchain applications.
Trump administration tries to distance itself from alarming new climate change report

Trump administration tries to distance itself from alarming new climate change report

The Trump administration has so far refused to be drawn into a debate on the findings in an alarming new U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report that concludes the world will
Energy Department proposes funding for Ohio’s first offshore wind project

Energy Department proposes funding for Ohio’s first offshore wind project

20 megawatt Lake Erie project won't significantly impact the environment, DOE says.
Michael Lewis’s new book about Trump is a convincing ode to big government

Michael Lewis’s new book about Trump is a convincing ode to big government

Outside the headlines that stream endlessly, about Trump’s possible ties to Russia, his Supreme Court nominee’s alleged sexual assault, his advisors falling one by one,…

ARPA-E, a sustainable energy moonshot agency of the US government, is absolutely kicking ass

The Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy [ARPA-E] was set up by bipartisan action in 2007, funded by Obama in 2009; expanded by Congress in 2009; and survived attempts by
As biological manufacturing moves to the mainstream, Synvitrobio rebrands and raises cash

As biological manufacturing moves to the mainstream, Synvitrobio rebrands and raises cash

The pace at which the scientific breakthroughs working to bend the machinery of life to the whims of manufacturing have transformed into real businesses has intensified competition in the
Senator requests documents on Michael Cohen’s ‘pay to play’ work for nuclear developer

Senator requests documents on Michael Cohen’s ‘pay to play’ work for nuclear developer

A Democratic senator wants more information about efforts by Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s embattled former attorney who recently pleaded guilty to committing multiple felonies, to get the
Energy Department broke the law with health care tweet

Energy Department broke the law with health care tweet

The Department of Energy misused taxpayer funds last summer when promoting an anti-Obamacare op-ed written by Energy Secretary Rick Perry through its official Twitter account, a government watchdog
New American Particle Collider Gets Thumbs Up From National Academies of Sciences

New American Particle Collider Gets Thumbs Up From National Academies of Sciences

A proposed billion-dollar American particle collider has received enthusiastic backing from the US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, according to a newly released report.Read
New American Particle Collider Gets Thumbs Up From National Academies of Sciences

New American Particle Collider Gets Thumbs Up From National Academies of Sciences

A proposed billion-dollar American particle collider has received enthusiastic backing from the US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, according to a newly released report.Read
Bob Murray wants to end government interference in energy markets, except for coal

Bob Murray wants to end government interference in energy markets, except for coal

Coal executive Bob Murray on Tuesday railed against “government interference” in energy markets, calling for an end to tax credits for the wind energy industry. Speaking at the Politico Pro Policy