‘Safer’ thorium reactor trials could salvage nuclear power
Dutch researchers are kicking off the first thorium fission tests in 45 years.
Switzerland votes for an end to nuclear power
It's shifting its efforts toward renewable energy.
Study says Fukushima region is safe enough for people to return
Radiation levels might not pose a long-term threat in key areas.
US Navy decommissions the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier
The USS Enterprise made history both through its service and its technology.
Japan axes its 'fast' nuclear reactor prototype
It was supposed to be relatively eco-friendly, but it's mostly a boondoggle.
Diamonds convert nuclear waste into clean batteries
It's a way of producing safe energy from a normally dangerous source.
California's last nuclear power plant to close in 2025
With the fervor for renewable energy, it probably won’t come back.
UK's proposed nuclear plant is one of the costliest things on Earth
The proposed Hinkley Point C reactor could cost $35 billion.