Nuclear technology
Nuclear technology is technology that involves the reactions of atomic nuclei. Among the notable nuclear technologies are nuclear reactors, nuclear medicine and nuclear weapons. It is also used, for e...
Animation shows the deadly evolution of nuclear weapons
It's been decades since the United States dropped the first atomic bomb. Since then, the exponential increase of the destructive power of nuclear weapons is ...
Russian nuclear-capable bombers fly near Japan
Fly-by is the latest sign of increasing tensions
Scientists Turn Nuclear Waste Into Long-Lived Diamond Batteries
The diamonds are made from radioactive graphite and can generate a small electric current for thousands of years.
Unique engineering feat concluded as Chernobyl arch has reached resting place
Thirty years after the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl, the radioactive remains of the power plant’s destroyed reactor 4 have been safely enclosed following on...
Diver Stumbles Upon Long-Lost Nuke While Hunting Sea Cucumbers
A diver in British Columbia stumbled upon a strange object that may be a long lost nuclear weapon.
Astronauts Going To Mars Could Face Brain Damage, Study Warns
Going to Mars could be bad for astronauts’ brains, a new study using rodents has found.
BBC Future - The secretive, billionaire-backed plans to harness fusion
The founders of Amazon and Microsoft are putting their fortunes into little-known fusion energy companies - and it has strange parallels with fiction.
N. Korea must be ready to deploy nuclear weapons at 'any moment' - Kim Jong-un
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says his country must be ready to use nuclear weapons at “any moment,” while the military should be in “pre-emptive attack mode” to combat external threats. Kim also s...
Scientists To Inject Fuel In Experimental Fusion Device
GREIFSWALD, Germany (AP) — Scientists in northeast Germany were poised to flip the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe fo...
Germany just switched on a revolutionary nuclear fusion machine
You probably didn't notice, but a few hours ago, the world took a huge step towards the goal of achieving clean, limitless energy through nuclear fusion.  Physicists in Germany announced that they’ve ...
CERN Collides Heavy Nuclei At New Record High Energy
One of the very first collisions recorded between two lead ions at the LHC's top energy. The energy in the center-of-mass system is approximately 1000 TeV. Todays events bring collisions physics into ...
Russia Reveal Giant Nuclear Torpedo In State TV 'Leak'
The Kremlin says secret plans for a Russian long-range nuclear torpedo - called "Status-6" - should not have appeared on Russian TV news.The leak happened during a report on state-run Channel One abou...
Risky Fusion Power Study Pays Off By Bringing Plasma Close To Reactor Walls
The first major fusion collaboration between Chinese and US research teams has released a surprising finding on the future of magnetic confinement fusion: by lowering the distance between the plasma a...
Germany is turning on its monster stellarator
For more than 60 years, scientists have dreamed of a clean, inexhaustible energy source in the form of nuclear fusion. And they're still dreaming. But thanks to the efforts of the Max Planck Institu...
Take A Tour Of The Luxurious Bunker Where Billionaires Can Escape The Apocalypse
When it comes to the end of the world, underground-shelter company Vivos is betting that it's better to be safe than sorry. The Vivos Europa One shelter in Rothenstein, Germany, claims to be the world...
Nuclear Smuggling Deals 'Thwarted' In Moldova
Moldovan police and the FBI are reported to have stopped four attempts by smugglers to sell nuclear material to extremists in the Middle East. The most recent case was in February when undercover agen...
Nuclear physics
Nuclear physics is the field of physics that studies the constituents and interactions of atomic nuclei. The most commonly known applications of nuclear physics are nuclear power generation but the r...
Nuclear fission
In nuclear physics and nuclear chemistry, nuclear fission is either a nuclear reaction or a radioactive decay process in which the nucleus of an atom splits into smaller parts (lighter nuclei). The fi...
Nuclear fusion
In nuclear physics, nuclear fusion is a nuclear reaction in which two or more atomic nuclei collide at a very high speed and join to form a new type of atomic nucleus. During this process, matter is ...
Nuclear weapon
A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission or a combination of fission and fusion. Both reactions release vast quantities of ener...
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Nuclear power
Nuclear power is the use of nuclear reactors to release nuclear energy, and thereby generate electricity. The term includes nuclear fission, nuclear decay and nuclear fusion. Presently, the nuclear fi...
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Nuclear reactor
A nuclear reactor is a device used to initiate and control a sustained nuclear chain reaction. Nuclear reactors are used at nuclear power plants for electricity generation and in propulsion of ships. ...
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Nuclear material
Nuclear material refers to the metals uranium, plutonium, and thorium, in any form, according to the IAEA. This is differentiated further into "source material", consisting of natural and depleted ur...
Isotope separation
Isotope separation is the process of concentrating specific isotopes of a chemical element by removing other isotopes. The use of the nuclides produced is various. The largest variety is used in resea...
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Nuclear fuel
Nuclear fuel is a material that can be 'burned' by nuclear fission or fusion to derive nuclear energy. Nuclear fuel can refer to the fuel itself, or to physical objects (for example bundles composed o...
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Nuclear explosive
A nuclear explosive is an explosive device that derives its energy from nuclear reactions. Almost all nuclear explosive devices that have been designed and produced are nuclear weapons intended for wa...
Stockpile stewardship
Stockpile stewardship refers to the United States program of reliability testing and maintenance of its nuclear weapons without the use of nuclear testing.Because no new nuclear weapons have been deve...
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