News - 29 May 2020
Nuclear energy is a low-carbon energy source that is vital to decreasing carbon emissions. A critical factor in its continued viability as a future energy source is finding novel and innovative ways...
News - 5 May 2020
In a standard nuclear reactor, only a small fraction of the fuel rod is used to generate power before the energy-producing reaction ceases naturally. The remnant is a collection of radioactive...
News - 4 May 2009
Westinghouse Electric Company announced today the signing of a share transfer agreement with Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. and Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., under which Westinghouse Electric UK...
News - 24 Jul 2013
In addition to the nuclear power industry, the nuclear field has extensive projects and activities in the areas of research reactors, medical isotope production, decommissioning, and remediation of...
News - 17 Feb 2009
As interest soars in the potential of nuclear power to produce electricity without greenhouse gases, Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Engineering is rapidly expanding its curriculum...
News - 12 Mar 2008
The development of new nuclear power plants over the next decade will help the nation meet its growing demand for electricity with a reliable, carbon-free source of energy, a nuclear industry...
Article - 25 Feb 2013
Dubbed by scientists as the biggest threat to the earth's environment, even a small-scale nuclear war is capable of having devastating effects on the world's climate and its ecosystems.
News - 6 May 2010
A fission reaction in a nuclear reactor? There’s an “app” for that!
An iPhone “application” or software developed by the University of Utah’s Scientific...
News - 16 Jul 2012
Testing of nuclear weapons may appear to have little link with climate change research, but today, climate scientists have adapted key Cold War research laboratories as well as the science utilized to...
News - 12 Nov 2020
Britain burned coal for electricity for eight consecutive days (3-10 November), according to data published by National Grid, the longest such streak in seven months. Burning gas has been...