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U.S. Natural Gas Is Now “Freedom Gas" for Some Dumb Reason
A ‘Cyber Event’ Disrupted the Power Grid in California and Wyoming, But Don’t Panic Just Yet
The Department of Energy says a “cyber event” disrupted operations in California, Wyoming, and Utah last month. But it’s unclear if hackers were behind it.
Trump Admin Secretly Shipped Plutonium to Nevada and State Officials Are 'Outraged'
“They lied to the State of Nevada, misled a federal court, and jeopardized the safety of Nevada’s families and environment,” Governor Sisolak said.
Don't Fear the Green Reaper, the Department of Energy's Creepy Recycling Mascot
The unsettling costume was dreamt up by an employee at the agency that oversees America's nuclear stockpile.
Scientists Are Automating Plutonium Production So NASA Can Explore Deep Space
Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have eliminated a major bottleneck in the production of plutonium-238 for deep space exploration through automation.
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Two Government Employees Had Weapons-Grade Plutonium Stolen From Their Rental Car
Dude, where’s my weapons-grade fissile material?
Idaho State University Lost Enough Weapons-Grade Plutonium to Make a Dirty Bomb
Tfw you misplace your weapons grade plutonium.
The Department of Energy Figured Out How to 3D Print Structures Made of Water
The structures can be printed up to several meters long and consist of liquid water inside an oil casing.
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Coal execs spent federal money to clean themselves, instead of coal
Instead of scrubbing down “clean” coal, energy company executives scrubbed themselves — at the spa.
Department of Energy photographer fired after leaking photos of meeting between Rick Perry and big coal
He's seeking whistleblower protection
Researchers Are Working on Plants That Could Glow Bright Enough to Replace Lamps
Firefly-like leaves are a big step forward in the field of plant nanobionics.
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Rick Perry Apparently Thinks Fossil Fuels Are a Good Way to Stop Sexual Assault
"When the lights are on, when you have light that shines, the righteousness, if you will, on those types of acts."