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06.11.18
MIT experts pioneer a way to recover drinking water from power plants
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MIT experts pioneer a way to recover drinking water from power plants

It uses electrical forces that combat aerodynamic drag.

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03.09.18
MIT embarks on ambitious plan to build nuclear fusion plant by 2033
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MIT embarks on ambitious plan to build nuclear fusion plant by 2033

It just received $50 million worth of funding to do so.

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09.15.16
Mammoth UK nuclear plant receives final government thumbs-up
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Mammoth UK nuclear plant receives final government thumbs-up

Hinkley Point C will be one of the costliest things ever made.

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08.17.15
GE's robotic inspector dives in nuclear containment vessels
08.17.15

GE's robotic inspector dives in nuclear containment vessels

GE's 'Stinger' robot dives in water tanks at nuclear reactors while keeping squishy human workers at a safe distance

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06.25.15
Google's next data center will be a converted coal plant
06.25.15

Google's next data center will be a converted coal plant

Google is constructing another data center in the US, but the location it's settled on might surpr...

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04.16.14
MIT designs a floating, tsunami-proof nuclear plant
04.16.14

MIT designs a floating, tsunami-proof nuclear plant

What's the safest place to put a nuclear reactor? Offshore, apparently. A new power plant design c...

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08.19.13
IRL: Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight and the PowerPlant portable battery pack
08.19.13

IRL: Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight and the PowerPlant portable battery pack

Welcome to IRL, an ongoing feature where we talk about the gadgets, apps and toys we're using in rea...

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05.14.12
China builds $3.7 billion, 1,373 mile power cable, how was your afternoon?
05.14.12

China builds $3.7 billion, 1,373 mile power cable, how was your afternoon?

The State Grid corporation of China is constructing a power line capable of transmitting a stagger...

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