Nuclear Energy, Fission and Fusion

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Tokamak Energy Fires Up Fusion Reactor In UK. There are two kinds of nuclear reactors. A fission reactor — the one we are most familiar with — splits atoms a.

Fusion Energy: Compact Tokamak is 100 Times Smaller And Could Run Years Earlier

Three papers released by an English startup, Tokamak Energy, are challenging established science that in the area of fusion reactors, bigger is not always better.

'Star in a Jar Fusion Reactor Works and Promises Infinite Energy. New tests verify that Germany's Wendelstein fusion energy device is on track to safely suspend plasma in magnetic fields.

Tests Confirm That Germany's Massive Nuclear Fusion Machine Really Works

At the end of 2015, Germany switched on a new type of massive nuclear fusion reactor for the first time, and it was successfully able to contain a scorching hot blob of helium plasma.

 nuclear reactor in decades. And climate change has made that a very big deal. - The Washington Post Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Power, Nuclear Reactor, New Uses, The Washington Post, Solar Power, Climate Change, Watts Bar, Tennessee
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It’s the first new U.S. nuclear reactor in decades. And climate change has made that a very big deal.

Meet the Watts Bar 2 reactor, which comes at a time of crisis for the nuclear industry.

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Lessons from US? How shale boom is nuclear’s deathknell - BizNews.com

Two nuclear plants run by the biggest US generator of the power have become the latest to succumb to a shale boom that’s made natural gas cheaper to burn.

The Nuclear Option Could Be Best Bet to Combat Climate Change - Scientific American

The Nuclear Option Could Be Best Bet to Combat Climate Change

To cut CO 2 pollution, experts argue for nuclear power

'Star in a Jar’ Fusion Reactor Works and Promises Infinite Energy. New tests verify that Germany's Wendelstein fusion energy device is on track to safely suspend plasma in magnetic fields.

‘Star in a Jar' Fusion Reactor Works and Promises Infinite Energy

New tests verify that Germany's Wendelstein 7-X fusion energy device is on track to safely suspend plasma in magnetic fields.

Does Nuclear Power Have a Robust Future in the U. -- Supporters say reforms would allow the industry to scale up and reduce costs. But skeptics say market forces working against the industry are too strong.

Op-Ed: Solar's great and so is wind, but we still need nuclear power

To meet clean energy goals, we need to bailout the nuclear industry.

Court sets aside nuclear deals with Russia, other countries Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Deal, Nuclear Power, Other Countries, Russia, Fair Grounds, Country, Politics, Cases
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Court sets aside nuclear deals with Russia, other countries | Fin24

Judge Lee Bozalek has set aside with costs government's nuclear agreements signed with vendor countries and declared them unlawful and unconstitutional.

ITER delegates now look to stump up cash Nuclear Energy, 5 Years, South Korea, New York Skyline, Times Square, Old Things, Politics, United States, Japan
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Fusion megaproject confirms 5-year delay, trims costs

ITER delegates now look to stump up cash

Universe Astronomy NASA is testing . - NASA is testing a mini nuclear reactor to power a habitat on Mars and other planetary bodies. When we imagine sending humans long-term to live on the surface of Mars, the moon, or other planetary…

NASA to Test Fission Power for Future Mars Colony

NASA engineers are working on a nuclear fission system to power a human colony on Mars.

Learn about the basics of fission and fusion, chain reactions, nuclear reactors and nuclear weapons in this video! Science Boards, Nuclear Reactor, Nuclear Energy, Deep Truths, Solar Panels For Home, Energy Storage, Water Conservation, Renewable Energy, Save Energy
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Learn about the basics of fission and fusion, chain reactions, nuclear reactors and nuclear weapons in this video!

We're One Step Closer to Pulling Nuclear Fuel Straight Out of the Ocean - ScienceAlert Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Power, Coastal Country, Science And Technology News, World Of Tomorrow, First Step, Closer, Ocean, Futurism
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We're One Step Closer to Pulling Nuclear Fuel Straight Out of the Ocean

Pulling uranium out of seawater could be a cost-effective way to source nuclear fuel, scientists have found, and the technique could pave the way for coastal countries to switch to nuclear power.

Will This New Fusion Reactor Mimic The Sun's Energy? The Wendelstein is the most efficient nuclear fusion reactor scientists have ever created. What could it mean for the future of energy? Nuclear Energy, Scientists, Tech, Sun, Future, Create, Nuclear Power, Future Tense, The Scientist
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Will This New Fusion Reactor Mimic The Sun's Energy?

The Wendelstein 7-X is the most efficient nuclear fusion reactor scientists have ever created. What could it mean for the future of energy?

Fusion power generation could be the future of clean, safe energy. Even a small reactor could provide enough power for large areas.

Fusion energy: a time of transition and potential - Cosmos Magazine

Fusion could provide a green, safe, unlimited source of energy if we’re able to solve an extremely complex set of scientific and engineering problems.

Another nuclear fusion record just got broken in South Korea - ScienceAlert

Another Nuclear Fusion Record Just Got Broken in South Korea

Scientists working to make nuclear fusion a viable reality have smashed another record, after the Korean Superconducting Tokamak Advanced Research (KSTAR) reactor in South Korea maintained 'high performance' plasma in a stable state for 70 seconds t

Numbers crunched by the CSIR show that technological advances have already made renewable energy a far cheaper option than nuclear.

CSIR blasts away nuclear facade; science proves it's an exercise in plunder - BizNews.com

Numbers crunched by the CSIR show that technological advances have already made renewable energy a far cheaper option than nuclear.