Experts were able to simulate the mechanism that stabilizes plasma in fusion reactors. This development could take humankind one step closer to a clean, unlimited source of fusion energy.
Energy July 19, 2018
UK-based Tokamak Energy’s nuclear fusion reactor was able to generate a temperature of 27 million degrees Fahrenheit. The company is on track to create commercially available nuclear fusion energy by 2030.
Energy June 12, 2018
In 1979, Three Mile Island was the site of the worse nuclear accident on U.S. soil. 40 years after that accident, it looks like the Pennsylvania power plant will be shutting down.
Energy May 30, 2017
Voters have favored nuclear phaseout in Switzerland in favor of renewable energy. Learn more about the country's Energy Strategy program and the prospects for its energy supply.
Energy May 22, 2017
In what is considered as among the world's most ambitious projects, workers installed a massive shelter over the damaged reactor of the Chernobyl nuclear plant. Workers will start to dismantle the parts of the original cover, the sarcophagus.
Energy November 30, 2016
The Chernobyl disaster three-decade anniversary will happen this year. The catastrophe at the nuclear power plant still haunts and affects people and the environment 30 years later.
Earth/Environment April 19, 2016
To clean up the most lethal radiation pool at the old Fukushima-Daiichi power plant site, Japanese government officials turned to Toshiba, which unveiled a special bot on Monday, Jan. 18 to assist with radioactive cleanup.
FUTURE TECH January 18, 2016
Alage is incredible useful, from its ability to suck up carbon dioxide to converting sunlight into usable energy.
Energy September 14, 2015
The first nuclear reactor to go back online following Japan’s Fukushima disaster has been turned on in the middle of a fiery debate between proponents of nuclear energy and public safety advocates.
Society August 11, 2015
Japan's deadly 2011 earthquake may be responsible for recent volcanic eruption that killed 56, expert suggests. More volcanic activity may be ahead as a result of the earthquake, he says.
Animals October 17, 2014
Tuna caught off Oregon and Washington coasts show traces of radiation from 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. Though measurable, levels are too low to be health concern, researchers say.
Earth/Environment May 2, 2014
Nuclear power plants built on floating ocean platforms could survive earthquakes and tsunamis, researchers say. Surrounding seawater could cool fuel rods and prevent any meltdowns.
Energy April 17, 2014
A radioactive metal can be used to store more dangerous waste, and produce recycled fuel for nuclear reactors. How pricey could this be? Very.
Earth/Environment March 25, 2014
Radioactive cesium from the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant has been detected in northwest Canada. How much longer will it be before the substance shows up in the United States?
Animals February 27, 2014
Scientists fear that Fukushima radiation may have reached California and the rest of the West Coast.
Animals February 5, 2014