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1 hr ago | New Scientist

Source of sun's power revealed by ghostly particles

Physicists have known for 75 years that the sun is powered by nuclear fusion, which involves two protons colliding to produce helium and energy.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

2 hrs ago | News and Star

New nuclear store process ignores our views, says Copeland council leader

A new process to find a site for an underground repository for high-level nuclear waste in Cumbria is lacking detail, it has been claimed.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Cumbria County, England

6 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Mr. Simpson Goes to WashingtonBy Asawin Suebsaeng

The popularity of The Simpsons , which is in the midst of a record-busting FXX marathon, is assured.


Related Topix: Animated TV, The Simpsons, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Prison, South America, World News, Brazil,

10 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Hackerspaces used to turn ideas turn into reality

Inside a nondescript garage-like workshop nestled between restaurants, a flower shop and jewelry stores along Main Street, ideas are taking shape.


Related Topix: Watches, Science / Technology, Inventions

11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Japanese Public Seen as Biggest Obstacle to Nuke Restart: Energy

Japan is facing the toughest test yet in its effort to restore nuclear energy more than three years after the Fukushima disaster: scrutiny from a skeptical population.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Asia, Fulton County, GA, Roswell, GA, Europe, Angela Merkel, Germany

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Times Herald

Proposed nuclear waste dump upsets people

Nikkea Todd and her husband, James, came from Lexington on Tuesday to Port Sanilac to join about 40 other people opposed to a nuclear waste site in Canada near Lake Huron.


Related Topix: Lexington, MI, Port Sanilac, MI, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Canada, Carsonville, MI

NBC Chicago

Ex-Guards Raise Concerns About Palisades Nuclear Plant

NBC 5's Chris Coffey reports. A nuclear power plant on the Lake Michigan shore is under the watchful eye of the federal government after former workers claim security personnel may be afraid of reporting their concerns for fear of retaliation.


Related Topix: South Haven, MI

Maker Faire in Grand Rapids: See robotics, 3D printers, nuclear fusion reaction in a jar

What : Mini Maker Faire Where : 272 Pearl St. NW When : Aug. 30-31 Hours : 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday Tickets : $8 adults, $7 seniors and $3 children; Two-day passes are $14 adults, 12 seniors, $5 children.


Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, Inventions, Science / Technology, Robots, Entertainment

Washington Examiner

Nuclear waste doesn't need to be shipped, regulators say

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Tuesday that nuclear waste could safely be stored on site indefinitely.


Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

The Baltimore Sun

The nuclear option [Commentary]

Maryland is failing to deal squarely with the problem of carbon emissions from electricity production.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy, Opinion

Christian Science Monitor

California earthquakes may pose threat to nuclear plant, expert says

People are shown on an overlook above Pacific Gas and Electric's Diablo Canyon Power Plant's nuclear reactors in Avila Beach, Calif.


Related Topix: Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Avila Beach, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters


5 California Things to Know for Today

Magnitude-6.0 quake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake

The Washington Post

Japanese court rules electricity company liable for suicide

A court in Fukushima has ruled that Tokyo Electric Power Co., the Japanese nuclear power plant operator, can be held responsible for the suicide of a woman who became depressed after the 2011 disaster.


Related Topix: Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster, Natural Disasters, World News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Group to protest escape route for Pilgrim nuclear plant

Those heading over the Sagamore Bridge after the Labor Day weekend will be greeted by protesters arguing there's no escape from the Cape in the case of a nuclear accident at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station.


Related Topix: FEMA, US News

Wall Street Journal

Rain Shuts Korean Nuclear Plant

Heavy rainfall on Monday killed at least five people and shut down a nuclear reactor in South Korea, pushing the country's populous southeast region to a near-standstill.


Related Topix: Weather

Seeker Blog

The more you know about nuclear power the more you like it

Neighbors to the nuclear plant say they don't mind living close to the TVA plant.


Related Topix: Hamilton County, TN, Soddy-Daisy, TN, The Washington Post Company

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Reds, blues dominate Emmy Awards red carpet

Host Seth Meyers, left, and Alexi Ashe arrive at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. .


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Associated Press, Terrorism


Rapper arrested for firearms in shooting probe

An Egyptian lawyer charged in the 1998 embassy bombings in Africa is trying to distance himself from other acts of terrorism even as British investigators reportedly look at his son in the killing of an American... An Egyptian lawyer charged in the 1998 embassy bombings in Africa is trying to distance himself from other acts of terrorism even as ... (more)


Related Topix: Terrorism, California

Utility Products

Nuclear power plant false alarms at caused by lightning

The Oswego County, N.Y., Emergency Management Office believes that lightning might have triggered false alarms for two local nuclear power plants in Scriba, N.Y., according to GenerationHub .


Related Topix: Oswego County, NY

News and Star

Almost 3,000 people urge Government to scap Cumbria nuclear reactor plans

Nearly 3,000 people have signed a petition calling on the Government to scrap plans to build a huge new nuclear reactor in Cumbria.