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A good announcement and a bad announcement for two nuclear-energy startups

A good announcement and a bad announcement for two nuclear-energy startups

NuScale Power takes a step toward engineering; Transatomic power shuts down.
The last nuclear reactors under construction in the US are facing opposition

The last nuclear reactors under construction in the US are facing opposition

The three owners of the project will vote whether to keep it next Monday.

U.N. Report Details How North Korea Evades Sanctions

But a feud between Russia and the U.S. has kept the document from being published.
US Congress passes bill to help advanced nuclear power

US Congress passes bill to help advanced nuclear power

In Illinois, a nuclear power subsidy program gets a favorable ruling from US court.
“Unseemly and unprecedented”: Pompeo blasts John Kerry’s nuclear discussions with Iran as “beyond inappropriate”

“Unseemly and unprecedented”: Pompeo blasts John Kerry’s nuclear discussions with Iran as “beyond inappropriate”

"Actively undermining U.S. policy as a former Secretary of State is literally unheard of." The post “Unseemly and unprecedented”: Pompeo blasts John Kerry’s nuclear discussions with Iran as “beyond
Appeals court delivers win for clean energy by upholding Illinois’ nuclear subsidy program

Appeals court delivers win for clean energy by upholding Illinois’ nuclear subsidy program

A U.S. appeals court upheld an energy policy created by the state of Illinois that benefits the state’s nuclear power plants. Aside from pleasing the state’s nuclear power plant owners, the decision
How The Soviets Put Out Oil Well Fires by Using Nuclear Bombs

How The Soviets Put Out Oil Well Fires by Using Nuclear Bombs

In the early 1960s, the two nuclear superpowers of the world—the United States of America and the Soviet Union—began looking for ways to utilize the tremendous energy released by nuclear bombs for
Assistant Secretary of State: It would be “very inappropriate” if John Kerry is conducting shadow diplomacy with Iran

Assistant Secretary of State: It would be “very inappropriate” if John Kerry is conducting shadow diplomacy with Iran

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Mapping what it would take for a renaissance for nuclear energy

Mapping what it would take for a renaissance for nuclear energy

Nuclear becomes more acceptable as carbon emissions become less acceptable.
Japanese Nuclear Plant on Emergency Power After Quake, But Little Risk of Fukushima-Type Event

Japanese Nuclear Plant on Emergency Power After Quake, But Little Risk of Fukushima-Type Event

A Japanese nuclear power station in Hokkaido is operating on emergency power after the region was hit by a 6.7-magnitude quake in the early hours of Thursday morning, Reuters reported. However, though
Residents in contaminated Georgia town call for more oversight of new nuclear power plant

Residents in contaminated Georgia town call for more oversight of new nuclear power plant

By Jeremy Deaton You could be forgiven for taking a Geiger counter on a visit to Shell Bluff, Georgia. The town lies just across the Savannah River from a nuclear weapons facility and just down the

Here’s How Trump Can Bring Iran Back to the Table

Maximum financial pressure might be enough to force new nuclear talks.

Iran Is Throwing a Tantrum but Wants a Deal

Despite its defiant warnings, Tehran will eventually negotiate with Donald Trump—as long as Vladimir Putin mediates.
These yeast colony patches are like living Geiger counters

These yeast colony patches are like living Geiger counters

A team of researchers from Purdue University have designed a patch that can help measure radiation exposure in nearly real time. They're simple, made out of little more than paper and yeast, and cost

North Korea says the US should ditch sanctions after ‘goodwill measures’

North Korean officials are calling for the U.S. to drop economic sanctions against the country in exchange for what Pyongyang says were recent gestures of…
Major Trump donor agreed to pay Michael Cohen $10 million to obtain funding for nuclear plant

Major Trump donor agreed to pay Michael Cohen $10 million to obtain funding for nuclear plant

A Tennessee real-estate developer who owns the Bellefonte Nuclear Plant site in Alabama reportedly sought help from President Donald Trump’s embattled former personal attorney to get a $5 billion
Trump: I’d certainly meet with Iran without preconditions

Trump: I’d certainly meet with Iran without preconditions

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Washington Has to Learn Pyongyang’s Rules

Negotiating with North Korea is a tricky game, and the United States is already behind.
London’s Secret Nuclear Reactor

London’s Secret Nuclear Reactor

For more than 30 years, between 1962 and 1996, a nuclear reactor sat at the heart of London tantalizingly close to a busy thoroughfare and to people’s homes and public buildings. Its existence so
Inside the U.S. Military’s Secret Nuclear Defense Plans

Inside the U.S. Military’s Secret Nuclear Defense Plans

From hidden fallout shelters to remote missile sites to microwave communication towers, the United States spent the Cold War preparing for doomsday.