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Researchers Are Working on Plants That Could Glow Bright Enough to Replace Lamps
Firefly-like leaves are a big step forward in the field of plant nanobionics.
Experts: America Doesn't Need All These Nukes
Nuclear deterrence can be way less pricey, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
Inside Colorado's Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge, a former Superfund site that embodies the painful past and uncertain future of nuclear cleanup in America.
If Trump Cares About Jobs, He’ll Stay in the Paris Climate Agreement
The president promised to bring back jobs in coal, but three million people were employed by the clean energy sector last year.
Rick Perry Doesn’t Really Understand the Department of Energy He’s About to Run
Perry admitted to not understanding the details of nuclear waste at Thursday's hearing.
When Trump’s Energy Secretary Was Governor, Texas Led the US in Carbon Emissions
Under Rick Perry, the state emitted nearly as much CO2 as the entire country of Canada.
The Texas Desert Still Holds the Remains of a Partially-Built Supercollider
The Higgs-Boson might have been discovered in Texas, had the Desertron not been defunded in 1993.
The World's Most Powerful Camera Will Snap an Area 40x Bigger Than the Moon
Over ten years, the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will observe more galaxies than there are people on Earth.
Driverless Taxis Could Already Be Cheaper Than Cabs, Department of Energy Says
Driverless cars will inevitably revolutionize the taxi industry, according to a new study by researchers at the Department of Energy.
How a Bunch of Tiny Robots Will Help Crack Dark Energy
Automating the tedious work of manually resetting thousands of fiber-optic cables at a time.
This Will Be the World's Most Powerful Supercomputer By a Mile
'Aurora' is the next step toward building a computer that matches the power of the human brain.
Why Government Researchers Think We May Be Living in a 2D Hologram
You, me, and everyone you know could be living in a two-dimensional hologram, according to a government physicist.
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