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7 min ago | Mail on Sunday
Last-minute reprieve: Incredible moment an Iranian killer is spared execution by his victim's mother.
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4 hrs ago | Slashdot
First time accepted submitter Amtrak writes " MIT has created designs for a nuclear plant that would avoid the downfall of the Fukushima Daiichi plant.
8 hrs ago | Cellular News
The way electronic devices receive their power has changed tremendously over the past few decades from wired to non wired.
9 hrs ago | Digital Post Production
WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 -- Hundreds of nuclear energy industry leaders will convene May 19-21 in Scottsdale, Ariz., to discuss the technology's global value and engage in policy discussions on trade, market and other issues at the Nuclear Energy Institute's annual conference, the Nuclear Energy Assembly .
13 hrs ago | Cactus Thorns
Unlike Phil Klasky, who would rather watch the oceans slick up with petroleum so that he can use tragedy, for his radical social change, I believe that nuclear power is the safest and cleanest way to produce power.
13 hrs ago | Scientific Computing/Instrument.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory researcher John Wagner has been named a 2013 recipient of the Department of Energy's Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award for his work in advancing computer, information and knowledge sciences.
15 hrs ago | ABC News
Tiny nuclear power plants that could be far cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts could herald the future for an energy industry that has come under scrutiny since the Fukushima disaster.
Japan's power supply will be tight this summer if all its nuclear reactors remain shut, although blackouts are not expected as long as there are no problems at the thermal fuel plants now providing the bulk of the country's electricity.
April 16 - Tuesday, GreenWorld broke the story of a recent pattern of stock sales by top executives at Entergy, the nation's second-largest operator of nuclear power stations.
Representatives of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission were in Vidalia for their annual assessment meeting to go over inspection results.
France's nuclear watchdog singled out three of EDF's 19 nuclear power stations for having a below-average safety performance in its annual safety report, which also asked for more enforcement powers such as the ability to impose fines.
Image Caption: This illustration shows a possible configuration of a floating offshore nuclear plant, based on design work by Jacopo Buongiorno and others at MIT's Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering.
John Ward, operations project task manager at Waste Control Specialists' facility near Andrews, Texas, walks over to inspect concrete canisters that will house drums of nuclear waste.
ATOMKRAFT? Nein danke! Germans have long taken a dim view of nuclear power. In 2011, they finally renounced nuclear altogether, preferring to build up other low-carbon power sources.
Rebar and concrete walls are installed last fall at the top of the High-Level Waste Facility at the Hanford vitrification plant.
One of the reasons behind the uncertainty, as the company noted, was the situation in Japan where after the Fukushima nuclear meltdown, all nuclear reactors were shut.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will meet in Richland, Wash., April 29 with representatives of Energy Northwest to discuss the agency's 2013 assessment of safety performance for the Columbia Generating Station.