Category Archive: nuclear power

Aug 13 2012

Here comes the power of the sun


¬† The power of the sun, 4 trillion terawatts of pure, clean¬†energy baby! That’s been the dream ever since the secret of the sun’s power was first gleaned by nuclear physicists almost a century ago. Fusion has been a long time coming, but we may finally be getting close:

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Jul 05 2012

Report concludes Fukushima nuclear meltdown was avoidable

There’s a reason we have regulations in place for various industries: accidents can kill huge numbers of people. But as a new report on the Fukushima nuclear crisis underscores, those regs only work when they are well written and well enforced:

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