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04.30.18
Russia launches floating nuclear power plant on Baltic Sea (updated)
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Russia launches floating nuclear power plant on Baltic Sea (updated)

Twin reactors will power an oil industry town, desalination plant and drilling rigs.

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01.18.18
NASA tests small nuclear reactor that could power a habitat on Mars
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NASA tests small nuclear reactor that could power a habitat on Mars

The compact system can reliably generate power, a must for distant space travel.

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08.30.17
Researchers create a new fusion recipe that boosts energy output
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Researchers create a new fusion recipe that boosts energy output

By adding an additional ion to the mix, they can increase energy production ten-fold.

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08.28.17
‘Safer’ thorium reactor trials could salvage nuclear power
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‘Safer’ thorium reactor trials could salvage nuclear power

Dutch researchers are kicking off the first thorium fission tests in 45 years.

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07.02.15
​Fukushima nuclear reactor will get mapped with subatomic particles
07.02.15

​Fukushima nuclear reactor will get mapped with subatomic particles

Scientists from Los Alamos National Lab have discovered how to look through and map just about any...

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05.14.12
UnEasyshare: Kodak's now-defunct, Rochester-based nuclear reactor
05.14.12

UnEasyshare: Kodak's now-defunct, Rochester-based nuclear reactor

Ready for this unsettling Kodak moment? It seems the one-time imaging powerhouse held a decades-lon...

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08.24.11
Fukushima technician gives behind-the-scenes look at the cleanup operation
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Fukushima technician gives behind-the-scenes look at the cleanup operation

New details about the robotics deployed to help clean up Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant have emer...

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04.18.11
iRobot Packbots enter Fukushima nuclear plant to gather data, take photos, save lives (video)
04.18.11

iRobot Packbots enter Fukushima nuclear plant to gather data, take photos, save lives (video)

iRobot recently deployed a pair of robots to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan, where i...

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02.14.11
Obama's 2012 budget includes push for 'mini-nuke' reactor development
02.14.11

Obama's 2012 budget includes push for 'mini-nuke' reactor development

The President revealed his 2012 budget proposal today, including $853 million for nuclear energy re...

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