#Nuclear

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NuScale's Small Modular Nuclear Reactor Passes Biggest Hurdle Yet

NuScale’s small modular nuclear reactor completed the Phase 1 review of their design certification application by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. That’s a huge deal because Phase 1 is the most intensive phase of the review, taking more hours and ef

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North Korea peace, nuclear talks and the Trump presidency as a possible upside - Business Insider

Opinion: I'm revisiting my view on the risks of a Donald Trump presidency. Developments in Korea are an example of how Trump could produce upside surprises a "n

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Inside Israel’s Secret Raid on Syria’s Nuclear Reactor

Now the story can be told: The Mossad got lucky. In Iran and North Korea, the Americans might not.

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The long wait for fusion power may be coming to an end

Some energy experts see commercial nuclear fusion reactors as soon as 2030, augmenting wind and solar power as well as helping make fossil fuel plants obsolete.

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The slow death of the nuclear deal with North Korea

Bill Clinton said the deal would help draw North Korea into the global community.

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Next Big Future: MIT set nuclear fusion plasma record and proposes two Tokomak designs for vastly faster and lower cost

MIT set a new world record for plasma pressure in the Institute’s Alcator C-Mod tokamak nuclear fusion reactor. Plasma pressure is the key ...

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The Thorium Molten-Salt Reactor: Why Didn't This Happen (and why is now the right time?)

Google Tech Talk December 16, 2011 Presented by Kirk Sorensen

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Boeing just patented a jet engine powered by lasers and nuclear explosions (BA)

With airplane makers constantly on the look out for new and more efficient ways to power their products, this laser engine is the latest idea cooked up by the engineers at Boeing. Modern airliners such as the Boeing Dreamliner are powered by multiple turb

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Boeing Unveils Amazing, Slightly Terrifying New Electromagnetic Pulse Weapon

With pinpoint accuracy, this electronic warfare drone can black out opposing forces at will.

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Iran rejects access to military sites, scientists

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader vowed Wednesday he will not allow international inspection of Iran's military sites or access to Iranian scientists under any nuclear agreement with world powers.

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Why don't we have nuclear fusion yet - Business Insider

If fusion power were harnessed directly on Earth, it could produce inexhaustible clean power, using seawater as the main fuel, with no greenhouse gas emissions, no proliferation risk, and no risk of catastrophic accidents.

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Fast-Acting Nuclear Reactor Will Power Through Piles of Plutonium

Even the latest generation of nuclear power reactors can only harvest about five percent of the energy stored in their radioactive fuel supplies, and the toxic leftovers must then be buried deep underground to slowly decay over hundreds of thousands of ye

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Lockheed Martin's new fusion reactor can change humanity forever

This is an invention that could change civilization as we know it: A compact fusion reactor developed by Skunk Works, the stealth experimental technology division of Lockheed Martin. It's the size of a jet engine and it can power airplanes, spaceships, an

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Iran cheers deal as Israel warns

Cheering crowds in Iran welcome home negotiators who secured a deal on its nuclear programme with world powers, which Israel calls a mistake.