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Atoms For Peace
Atoms For Peace

Nuclear Energy Programs Rarely Lead to Nuclear Weapons

Policy experts and heads of states have wrung their hands about the weaponization of nuclear energy programs for decades.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.9.17
New Nuclear
New Nuclear

Britain’s First Nuclear Power Plant in 20 Years Is Delayed and Over Budget

The setback is a blow to the European nuclear power industry.
Chris Baraniuk
7.3.17
Trainspotting
Trainspotting

This Twitter Bot Tracks Nuclear Waste Criss-Crossing Britain By Rail

*Sweat drips from forehead*.
Ben Sullivan
6.30.17
emergency
emergency

The Most Toxic Nuclear Facility in the US Is in Lockdown

3,000 workers are sheltering as an emergency is declared at a nuclear facility in Washington State.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.9.17
Power VR
Power VR

Radiation-Resistant Mutants at Chernobyl Pave the Way for Life on Mars

Radiotrophic beer is involved.
Becky Ferreira
5.7.17
Power VR
Power VR

Watch Our 360/VR Documentary POWER on How Nuclear Energy Is Made

Motherboard takes you inside three nuclear facilities in 360/VR.
Motherboard Staff
5.2.17
HEALTH
HEALTH

30 Years After Chernobyl, Here’s What Radioactivity Is Doing To Wildlife

Many animals and plants still contain so much radioactivity they are unsafe for human consumption.
Timothy A. Mousseau
4.26.16
Histories
Histories

The First Nuclear Reactor Lived Under Some Bleachers by a Football Field

Happy birthday to Chicago Pile-1. Rest in peace.
Michael Byrne
11.16.15
videos
videos

Not Your Average Chernobyl Disaster Porn

It’s like a real estate agent showing you around a new area with dueling intentions; enticing you to visit, while warning you away.
Alix Jean-Pharuns
6.30.15
video
video

The Mini Robot Submarines Fishing for Nuclear Waste

A team in England is using the remote operated vehicles to pluck out medical isotope cartridges from a nuclear spent fuel storage pool.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.23.15
earth
earth

A Scientist Bought the Wrong Brand of Kitty Litter, Caused a Nuclear Accident

The Department of Energy says an organic brand of kitty litter caused an accident at a nuclear waste facility in New Mexico last year.
Jason Koebler
3.27.15
power
power

In the Energy Shadows, the US Continues Push Toward Nuclear Fusion

The US Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee recommends going all-in on Europe's ITER reactor project.
Michael Byrne
9.28.14