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TerraPower LLC hopes to build small advanced nuclear power stations to store electricity to supplement grids currently supplied by solar and wind power.
The atomic bomb that the United States dropped on Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945, killed tens of thousands and flattened the Japanese city in an instant. Since then over 2,000 tests have been ...
As Japan looks to restart another reactor, global nuclear generation is growing.
If the purpose of nuclear weapons is deterrence then the only logical policy is no ‘first use’, argues Rajesh Rajagoplan, of the Observer Research Foundation
U.S. and Russian nuclear arsenals could soon be freed of any restraint from treaties – and the results will be profound, writes Rakesh Sood, of the Observer Research Foundation
The world’s stockpile of nuclear weapons is falling, and there are fewer weapons operationally deployed – but every country that possesses nuclear weapons is modernizing
Chernobyl was the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster. But a generation on, life is returning to areas once exposed to lethal amounts of radiation.
The creators of SIGNAL hope to gain insights into how countries may fight with nuclear weapons by studying tactics used by players online.
The West’s failure to understand the New Nuclear Age is the real reason for today’s nuclear pessimism, argues Rakesh Sood, of the Observer Research Foundation
Dismantling and decontamination from the Fukushima nuclear disaster will take several decades. For many in Japan, the disaster is seen as having launched a renaissance.
Serious nuclear security concerns are emerging in the Black Sea region, writes Ian Anthony of the Stockholm International Peace Institute
Scientists at CERN think they may have discovered a new source of clean energy.
We're one step closer to a near-limitless source of clean energy.
Following Donald Trump’s threat to walk away from a landmark Cold War agreement, here’s where all the nuclear weapons currently are in the world.
A new solar power plant has opened Chernobyl, close to the destroyed reactor of the nuclear power plant.