Nuclear Energy

Papers stolen in a daring Israeli raid on Tehran archive reveal the extent of Iran’s past weapons research

TEL AVIV — New details from a trove of Iranian nuclear documents stolen by Israeli spies early this year show that Tehran obtained explicit weapons-design information from a foreign source and was on the cusp of mastering key bombmaking technologies when the research was ordered halted 15 years ago.<p>…

World News

Plutonium Was Stolen From the Back of a Van at a Texas Marriott

More than a year later, state and federal officials don’t know where the plutonium —one of the most valuable and dangerous substances on earth—is.<p><i>By</i> …

San Antonio

Inside Israel’s Raid to Seize Nuclear Documents in Iran

Agents infiltrated Tehran warehouse, extracted trove including partial warhead designs, officials say<p>TEL AVIV—Israeli agents covertly extracted documents detailing Iran’s nuclear program in a dramatic 6½-hour operation in Tehran in January, removing a trove of materials that included partial …

Tel Aviv

NASA Closer to Power Option for Moon Habitat

<i>The Stirling engine test configuration upon removal from the vacuum chamber. Image credit: NASA/MSFC/E. Given</i><p>NASA has made a series of critical …

Space Science

What is Wes Nelson from Love Island 2018's job, what does a nuclear systems design engineer do and what's the average salary?

LOVE Island's Wes Nelson is a nuclear systems design engineer.<p>But what is his salary and what does the job actually involve?<p>What is Wes from Love …

Love Island


<i>In 1963 the prospect of war was on many Americans’ minds. The U.S. was increasing its military presence in South Vietnam and had come to the brink of</i> …


North Korea presents nuclear disarmament’s biggest challenge yet

SIEGFRIED HECKER, a professor who used to run America’s nuclear laboratory at Los Alamos, recalls the most recent of the seven trips he has made to …

North Korea

The Nuclear Reactor Renaissance in Space

The nuclear power sector is seeing a resurgence in innovation, supported by new policies and emerging technologies. The general public and various …


Revealed: North Korea's covert uranium enrichment site Kangson

Journalist Ankit Panda has a bombshell report over at the Diplomat today that identifies the location of Kangson, a covert North Korean uranium …

North Korea

The radioactive waste problem makes nuclear power a renewable energy nonstarter in California

<b>To the editor:</b> The main reason the nuclear industry is “at risk of collapse” is because there is no sustainable answer to the nuclear waste problem, which was not mentioned one time in this article. Talk about ignoring the elephant sitting in the middle of the room.<p>Until the waste issue is …

Los Angeles

Fueling America’s National Security and Global Leadership

I recently joined 74 of America’s most accomplished national security experts in authoring a letter to Energy Secretary Rick Perry, urging him to …

National Security

Hacking The Bomb, Cyber Threats & Nuclear Weapons, reviewed

<i>By @SimonCocking, review of Hacking The Bomb, Cyber Threats & Nuclear Weapons.</i> By Dr <i>Andrew Futter. Foreword by Lord Des Brown</i><p><i>Are nuclear weapons safe</i> …

Technology (Ireland)

Nuclear arms, election meddling on Trump-Putin summit agenda

Nuclear Energy

Trump Aims To Reduce Nuclear Weapons

President Donald Trump will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki to discuss substantial reductions to nuclear weapons.

Conservative View

Use the America-Russia Summit to Bring Back Arms Control

Moscow wants to restart some of the Cold War arms control treaties and Washington should take the offer seriously.No sooner had the Trump-Putin …

Donald Trump

Fluor Marine awarded $1.2B for nuclear work for U.S. Navy

Fluor Marine Propulsion has received a $1.2 billion contract for naval nuclear propulsion work for the Naval Nuclear Laboratory.


Merger streamlines resources for nuclear enterprise management

To increase synergy and coordination in support of the Air Force’s nuclear modernization efforts, two Air Force Materiel Command directorates merged …


Unloved uranium sector eyed for revival on reactor build | Reuters

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Seven years on from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster, the beaten down uranium sector is attracting interest as analysts and investors see signs its time in the wilderness may drawing to an end.<p>FILE PHOTO - Uranium ore is heap leached with sulfuric acid at Areva's Somair mine …


America's secret Cold War nuclear test films released

For the past five years, physicists and experts at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have been declassifying films of atmospheric nuclear tests conducted in the US.<p>The team has located around 6,500 of the estimated 10,000 films that were created during the Cold War testing.

Cold War

DOE Awards $20 Million to Fund 9 Advanced Nuclear Projects

• DOE investments in advanced nuclear R&D more than $150 million in fiscal 2018<br>• Second round of 2018 GAIN voucher recipients also announced<br>• Another $30 …


Those Who Witnessed Castle Bravo Looked Into Armageddon

This story originally appeared on Feb. 28, 2015. More than 60 years ago on an island in the South Pacific, scientists and military officers, …

Sea Level

Pittsburgh Glass Works plant to cease production in mid-August

Updated 21 minutes ago<p>Pittsburgh Glass Works will officially stop production at its automotive glass plant Aug. 17, ceasing glassmaking at the …


Japan firms used foreign trainees at Fukushima cleanup: Reports

TOKYO: Four Japanese companies made foreign trainees in the country to learn professional skills take part in decontamination work after the …


The rise, collapse, and compaction of Mt. Mantap from the 3 September 2017 North Korean nuclear test

AAAS login provides access to <i>Science</i> for AAAS members, and access to other journals in the <i>Science</i> family to users who have purchased individual …

North Korea

Trump’s Environmental Reg Hit List • Wheeler and Chemicals • Bipartisan Help for Nuclear

More than two dozen environmental regulations from the Obama era are either gone or are being replaced since Donald Trump took office.

Donald Trump

11th Circuit rejects challenge to Florida utilities' nuclear fees | Reuters

July 12 -<p>A federal appeals court has declined to revive a proposed class action accusing Duke Energy Florida and Florida Power & Light of forcing millions of customers to pay higher electricity rates to fund nuclear power projects, some of which have been abandoned.<p>The 2016 lawsuit said the two …


Commission denies SCE&G request to withhold records in nuclear project investigation

COLUMBIA — More than 700,000 South Carolina Electric & Gas ratepayers could find out sooner — rather than later — what the utility knew and when, and …


Oscillations #33

Oscillations #33 | 12.7.2018 | Kan 88<br>תנודות בכאן 88. עורך ומגיש: גיל מטוס<p>Tracklist:<br>1. Magna Carta - Times of Change<br>2. Sugar Candy Mountain - Tierd<br>3. …

King Crimson

Lawmaker says he can’t get info on nuclear waste plan

A state legislator says he isn’t getting any answers out of the administration of Gov. Susana Martinez to questions on a proposed interim storage …

New Mexico

WATCH: South Africa's nuclear weapons secret revealed

Only one country has ever built nuclear weapons and then destroyed them - South Africa.<p>Six Hiroshima-like atom bombs were built at a cost of $800m, …

South Africa