Russia’s ‘Nuclear Titanic’ Floating Power Plant Is Setting Sail Toward Alaska. Here’s What to Expect.
Dubbed ‘Chernobyl on Ice,’ the Akademik Lomonosov will be towed to Russia's far east to provide power to remote oil, gas, and mining operations.
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Church Rock, America’s Forgotten Nuclear Disaster, Is Still Poisoning Navajo Lands 40 Years Later
Residents say they've been ignored even as they struggle with contaminated water and worry about having children.
Could Another Chernobyl Happen Today? Absolutely
HBO's 'Chernobyl' is hellish. But with renewables still lagging far behind, nuclear power is still our best hope for low-carbon energy in the near term.
Craig Mazin's Years-Long Obsession with Making 'Chernobyl' Terrifyingly Accurate
"We had a general standing philosophy from the beginning, which was: Accuracy is everything to us."
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.
Russia Just Sent a Floating Nuclear Power Plant Out to Sea
The ship is being called a “floating Chernobyl” by environmental activists.
Closing the Backdoor
Nuclear Power Plants Have a 'Blind Spot' for Hackers. Here's How to Fix That.
Malware hunters, regulators, and plant employees are hunting further down the supply chain for vulnerabilities as hackers continue to target critical infrastructure.
Kim Jong Un's train trip to China included denuclearization talks and an art show
It was his first known trip abroad since taking power in 2011
Trump's top advisers don't want him to screw up the Iran nuke deal
Workers at One of America's Most Sensitive Nuclear Facilities Are on Strike
The security staff say their replacement workers aren't adequate for the job.
Scientists Worry About a Future Ice Age Crushing Our Nuclear Waste Vaults
The Greenland ice sheet is a useful stand-in for the future.
Unsafe Nuclear Waste Management May Put Eight Million Americans at Risk
Experts say the nuclear industry and Congress have put pressures on regulators to lowball the risk of nuclear accidents.