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New Power System Could Fuel Space Exploration

A new nuclear energy system that would power space flights has just passed a series of crucial tests in the Nevada desert. The Kilopower Reactor …

Space Exploration

The fission yeast Stn1-Ten1 complex limits telomerase activity via its SUMO-interacting motif and promotes telomeres replication

Abstract<p>Mammalian CST (CTC1-STN1-TEN1) complex fulfills numerous functions including rescue of the stalled replication forks and termination of …

Replication

Multiscale Molecular Dynamics Model for Heterogeneous Charged Systems

Fusion energy could provide cheap clean energy for all of humanity for the foreseeable future. Unfortunately, in contrast to fission nuclear power, …

Physics

Will NASA Go Nuclear to Return to the Moon?

A new reactor design could make nuclear-powered space exploration cheap, reliable and safe

Nuclear Energy

Big Bombs: 5 Biggest U.S. Nuclear Weapons Tests Ever

And why America turned away from massive nuclear weapons yields. Recent reports of collapse at the North Korean nuclear test site under Mt. Mantap …

North Korea

Please Don't Ignite the Earth's Atmosphere...

Stanislaw Ulam (1909-1984) from Los Alamos Technical Report LA-UR-00-2532; 16 October 2000<p>When in 1952 the world’s first thermonuclear fusion bomb …

Science

1998 Pokran test: When priest gave experts nightmares

The 1998 nuclear detonation at the Pokhran test range in the deserts of Rajasthan was full with melodrama and histrionics. While keeping elaborate …

Taj Mahal

Gene-by-environment interactions that disrupt mitochondrial homeostasis cause neurodegeneration in C. elegans Parkinson’s models

Article |<p>Open<p>Hanna Kim,<br>• Rylee J. Perentis,<br>• Guy A. Caldwell &<br>• Kim A. Caldwell<p><i>Cell Death & Disease</i><b>volume 9</b>, Article number: 555 …

Neuroscience

Micro-Fission Reactor Moves Closer To Powering Settlements On Mars

A refrigerator-sized nuclear fission reactor built by NASA just completed a significant test.<p>Known as KRUSTY (an acronym that stands for Kilopower Reactor Using Stirling Technology), the lightweight fission reactor completed a nearly six-month testing trial in the Nevada desert.<p>The trials, which …

Nuclear Energy

NASA nuclear power system test in Nevada desert was a success

In January, it was announced that NASA had teamed up with the US Department of Energy to test a nuclear power system called the Kilopower project. …

Energy

The Secrets of Sabotage

<b>One of history’s greatest</b> “what ifs” is the question of what would have happened had the Germans been able to develop nuclear weapons during the …

Archaeology

Scientists successfully test new nuclear reactor in Nevada

LAS VEGAS — Scientists successfully tested a new nuclear reactor in Nevada that could power future trips to outer space.<p>NASA and the Department of …

Space Exploration

Going nuclear: The Manhattan Project in Manhattan

<i>A 1939 photo of an atom-smasher (cyclotron) at Columbia University. Via Wiki Commons.</i>Most people assume that “The Manhattan Project” is a clever …

Columbia University

Engineering Mars commercial rocket propellant production for the Big Falcon Rocket (part 3)

Consideration of the speed and costs of Martian commercial propellant market demand growth will play a continuing role in the construction and …

Computer Science

NASA Tests New Fission Space Reactor

Looking to the future of crewed space exploration, it is clear to NASA and other space agencies that certain technological requirements need to be …

Space Exploration

NASA Has Tested a New Kind of Nuclear Fission Reactor, And It's Incredibly Powerful

This could power the future of space exploration.<p>Looking to the future of crewed space exploration, it is clear to NASA and other space agencies that …

Space Exploration

NASA Successfully Tests Nuclear Reactor to Power Future Missions - ExtremeTech

By on May 3, 2018 at 4:22 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Most space missions rely on solar …

Nuclear Energy

Albert Einstein’s life

Albert Einstein was born in Germany on 14th March 1879. His father name is Herman. He is theoretical physician who developed the theory of …

Physics

Why Science Demands We Keep The Iran Nuclear Deal

In 2015, the United States brokered a revolutionary international deal with Iran about their nuclear programme. Here’s the science behind it.<p>In 2015, …

Nuclear Energy

NASA successfully tested a nuclear reactor that works in space

If space is an ocean, the International Space Station is a raft tethered to the shore. The moon is a nearby island that we’ve visited briefly. To go any further or stay any longer, humanity needs more power.<p>Now, NASA may have the source: A tiny nuclear reactor called KRUSTY, for Kilopower Reactor …

Space Exploration

DNA Shows The Very First Population of Native Americans Was Shockingly Small

And yet they persisted.<p>An analysis of DNA collected from representative populations in China, Siberia, and the US has revealed the first peoples to …

Anthropology

Bill Gates in Search of Nuclear Nirvana

His company, TerraPower, aims to build a safe, nearly waste-free reactor that won't contribute to weapons proliferation or climate change

Nuclear Energy

Moosejaw Flash Sale: extra 20% off clearance w/ The North Face, Mountain Hardwear, more

Moosejaw is currently having a 96-Hour Flash Sale with an <b>extra 20% off</b> clearance items when promo code <b>POPCORN</b> is applied at checkout. This sale features top brands such as The North Face, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, Spyder and more. Orders of $49+ receive free two-day delivery. For men, the North …

Moose Jaw

Iron overload promotes mitochondrial fragmentation in mesenchymal stromal cells from myelodysplastic syndrome patients through activation of the AMPK/MFF/Drp1 pathway

Altmetric: 2<p>More detail<p>Article |<p>Open<p>Qingqing Zheng,<br>• Youshan Zhao,<br>• Juan Guo,<br>• Sida Zhao,<br>• Chengming Fei,<br>• Chao Xiao,<br>• Dong Wu,<br>• Lingyun Wu,<br>• Xiao Li &<br>• Chunkang</i> …

Google Scholar

Jefferson Lab beam facility dedicated, future impact celebrated

Big things are expected out of the recently upgraded Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility at Jefferson Lab, even if what exactly will be …

Physics

NASA completes full-power tests of small, portable nuclear reactor

Being able to generate power will be essential for long-term space travel. Powering a stay on Mars, for example, will require a lot of fuel, way more than we can pack onto a rocket. That's why NASA, Los Alamos National Laboratory, the Department of Energy and a number of other groups have been …

Space Travel

Demonstration Proves Nuclear Fission Can Provide Exploration Power

NASA and the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) have successfully demonstrated a new nuclear reactor power system …

Exoplanets

Floating Nuclear Power: The MH-1A Sturgis

The MH-1A, or Mobile High Power Reactor Number 1A, was the Army’s first floating nuclear power plant and the last reactor created under the Army …

Energy

NASA Just Tested A New Nuclear Fission Reactor, And The Results Were Incredible

NASA says it has completed testing on a new nuclear fission power system for deep space missions – and the results went extremely well.<p>The system is …

Nuclear Energy