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Bulgaria to consider U.S. technology for new Kozloduy nuclear reactor

FILE PHOTO: A company logo of Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant is seen at the plant entrance, some 200 km (124 miles) north of Sofia, March 17, 2010. REUTERS/Oleg Popov SOFIA…

Threat from nuclear weapons and missiles has grown since Trump entered office

The situation presents a broader challenge to the United States. The administration has heralded an era of “great power competition” with China and Russia, resulting in a competitive buildup that…

Ultra Safe Nuclear Seeks to Deploy Next Generation Micro Modular Reactors in Idaho and Illinois by 2026

The Micro Modular Reactor (MMR™) system from Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation is a 4th Generation nuclear energy system that delivers safe, clean, and cost-effective electricity and heat. The Micro Modular…

America’s First Nuclear Fusion Reactor Could Go Online in 2025

In 2014, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) shocked the world with the announcement that it was building a nuclear fusion reactor and planned to have it online “in as little as…

North Korea’s Huge New ICBM Casts Doubt on Trump’s ‘No Longer a Nuclear Threat’ Claim

North Korea showcased a series of new weapons at its 75th anniversary military parade marking the founding of the ruling Workers’ Party Saturday, including what South Korea officials say was…

Without nuclear power, the world’s climate challenge will get a whole lot harder

The Covid-19 crisis not only delivered an unprecedented shock to the world economy. It also underscored the scale of the climate challenge we face: Even in the current deep recession,…

A 12-Year-Old Kid Built a Working Nuclear Fusion Reactor (and Broke an Epic Record)

Photo credit: Guinness World Records From Popular Mechanics A teenager holds the new Guinness World Record for the youngest person to achieve fusion, a feat he pulled off when he…

DARPA Awards $14 Million To Develop A Nuclear Rocket Engine

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Gryphon Technologies $14 million to develop a nuclear thermal propulsion system for the U.S. military. Part of DARPA’s Demonstration Rocket for…

What wobbling rocks can tell us about nuclear safety

Precariously balanced rocks, or PBRs, record a history of things that haven’t happened We’ve all seen them; we’ve even taken pictures of ourselves pretending to hold them up or to…

Small Nuclear Reactor Pilot Program: NuScale Tiny Reactor Project

Two of 35 cities have opted out of a pilot nuclear plant program powered by NuScale. NuScale’s tiny modular reactors will be manufactured at Idaho National Laboratory. Time will tell…