Science & Technology | Science

Radio Wave Breakthrough Helps Stabilize Fusion Reactions

Scientists have used radio frequency waves and temperature to stabilize the volatile plasma that swirls inside fusion reactors like tokamaks and stellarators.

News | In The News

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.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Start-Ups Take On Challenge of Nuclear Fusion - NYTimes.com

A group of start-ups is promising a new and virtually unlimited source of power, one that produces none of the gases scientists say contribute to global warming.

News | Interesting Stories

Robotic probe releases new video from Fukushima plant - CNN.com

A robotic probe into the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has retrieved crucial information on conditions inside the damaged reactor.

Science & Technology | Medicine, Science & Technology

Thorium Power Is the Safer Future of Nuclear Energy

There’s another kind of nuclear energy that’s been waiting in the wings for decades – and it may just demand a recalibration of our thoughts on nuclear.