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.
Atoms For Peace
Nuclear Energy Programs Rarely Lead to Nuclear Weapons
Policy experts and heads of states have wrung their hands about the weaponization of nuclear energy programs for decades.
Britain’s First Nuclear Power Plant in 20 Years Is Delayed and Over Budget
The setback is a blow to the European nuclear power industry.
This Twitter Bot Tracks Nuclear Waste Criss-Crossing Britain By Rail
*Sweat drips from forehead*.
The Most Toxic Nuclear Facility in the US Is in Lockdown
3,000 workers are sheltering as an emergency is declared at a nuclear facility in Washington State.
Radiation-Resistant Mutants at Chernobyl Pave the Way for Life on Mars
Radiotrophic beer is involved.
Watch Our 360/VR Documentary POWER on How Nuclear Energy Is Made
Motherboard takes you inside three nuclear facilities in 360/VR.
30 Years After Chernobyl, Here’s What Radioactivity Is Doing To Wildlife
Many animals and plants still contain so much radioactivity they are unsafe for human consumption.
Timothy A. Mousseau
Japanese Photographers Reflect on Fukushima
Still reeling from the effects of the 3/11 tsunami and nuclear disaster, these photographers are coping through art.
The First Nuclear Reactor Lived Under Some Bleachers by a Football Field
Happy birthday to Chicago Pile-1. Rest in peace.
Ai Weiwei on the Perils of Nuclear Power
"Nuclear radiation itself is a threat to humanity."
The Creators Project
Not Your Average Chernobyl Disaster Porn
It’s like a real estate agent showing you around a new area with dueling intentions; enticing you to visit, while warning you away.